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Photograph

John Muir Clock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the "Romance of the Reaper" film for use in Australia. The poster features an illustration of Cyrus Hall McCormick building the firs...

Photograph

John Muir Clock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir, showing a book resting on a holder in the shape of a gear.

Photograph

Thomas Alva Edison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Thomas A. Edison.

Photograph

John Muir Clock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir.

Date: 1880 

Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...

Date: 1916 

Description: Postcard including a photograph of a device used to transport a queen bee. On it is also an advertisement for ordering queen bees.

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the blacksmith shop at Walnut Grove farm where Cyrus Hall McCormick (1809-1884) invented and built his first reaper in 1831.

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Muir's illustration of a means to record time by use of a star. He titled the drawing "The star hand rising and setting with the sun all the year".

Date: 1931 

Description: Display in the window of the Hudson Bay Company department store in Alberta, Canada, celebrating the centennial anniversary of the reaper's invention.

Photograph

John Muir Clock

Date:  date unknown

Description: Clock on display at the Wisconsin Historical Society. The clock was made by John Muir while a student at the University of Wisconsin in 1860.

Photograph

Aqua Form

Date:  date unknown

Description: Faye Geise, wearing a bikini, is sitting on a lawn and posing with Aqua Form, a local invention.

Photograph

Model of a Windmill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Model of an improved windmill design.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Sketch of John Muir's clock design.The built clock was a combination of scythes, wheels and arrows. A rough bough of burr oak was set upon a base incrusted...

Date: 1931 

Description: Front side of a coin made for International Harvester to celebrate the "Reaper Centennial." The event commemorated the one hundred year anniversary of the...

Date: 1946-07-02 

Description: Experimental model steam car, taken from left side, for the Keen Manufacturing Company, located at 2661 East Washington Avenue.

Date: 1945-03-15 

Description: Hulda Gieschen and Dr. Warren E. Gilson, who specializes in electro-physiology and medical electronics at the University of Wisconsin, are looking at a Gil...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Inventor, B.L. Boboroff, displays his vote recording device to members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Drawing

Fancake Draught

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A John Muir sketch of a fancake draught of sawframe with crankshaft in position. Scale two inches per foot. Depth of frame 5 1/2 inches. Speed of cranks...

Date: 1955 

Description: Unidentified man wearing a suit and a bow tie is standing on a pontoon of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) and holding the tow rope. Across the lake is th...

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