Glauber's Laboratory in Looiersgracht, Amsterdam

Type of Site
Site Category: 
Site of Chemistry: 
Yes
Site of Alchemy: 
Yes
Laboratory: 
Yes
Teaching Room: 
No
Location
Pinned Location: 
Accuracy: 
Approximate
Period of Operation
End Date: 
1661 Jan
Pre-history: 
The house belonged to the Swedish-Dutch family of Anthoni Grill, specialised in silver and goldsmithing. The family ran into trouble and the creditors sought to repossess the house, forcing Glauber to move out in haste.
The Site
Owners/Operators: 
Activities at the Site
Site Activities: 
Visitors: Samuel de Sorbiere (1615-1670), scholar and royal historian to French King Louis XIV
Start Year: 
1660
End Year: 
1661