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Davy's Apparatus for Decomposing and Recomposing Water

Humphy Davy's "apparatus for decomposing and recomposing water under oil." The components are labeled: "CC, the wires for communicating the Voltaic electricity; DD, the wires for producing the explosion; B, the tube; A, the vessel containing it. a d c, the level of the different fluids."


From Humphry Davy, Collected Works, vol. V, plate 3.