An illustration depicting Native American water vessels:A. Iroquois vessel of birchbarkB. Zuni woven water bottleC. Hauasupai boiling basket

Native American baskets

An illustration depicting Native American water vessels: A. Iroquois vessel of birchbark B. Zuni woven…

An instrument intended to exbihit the ebullition of liquid at low temperatures, constructed like a cryophorus.

Pulp Glass

An instrument intended to exbihit the ebullition of liquid at low temperatures, constructed like a cryophorus.

"A cook roasting a goose; he holds the spit with one hand, and blows the fire with a fan held in the other. A second person is cutting up joints of meat and putting them into the pot, which is boiling close at hand." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian kitchen

"A cook roasting a goose; he holds the spit with one hand, and blows the fire with a fan held in the…

This illustration shows the old method of boiling glue in a rope bag, then squeezed dry against a beam.

Old Method of Boiling and Drying (Glue)

This illustration shows the old method of boiling glue in a rope bag, then squeezed dry against a beam.

A large metal container used to heat and boil water in.

Samovar

A large metal container used to heat and boil water in.

This illustration shows a vacuum boiler in which liquid to become glue is boiled by steam, as well as a man testing the liquid in the manufacturing process.

Vacuum Boiler, Testing the Liquid (Glue)

This illustration shows a vacuum boiler in which liquid to become glue is boiled by steam, as well as…