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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...
Description: Detail of clock design by John Muir, showing a book resting on a holder in the shape of a gear.
Description: Portrait of Thomas A. Edison.
Description: Engraved portrait of J. Wesley Carhart of Racine, Methodist minister, physician, and inventor of a steam-powered automobile in 1871. Although impractical,...
Description: Postcard including a photograph of a device used to transport a queen bee. On it is also an advertisement for ordering queen bees.
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.
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".
Description: Display in the window of the Hudson Bay Company department store in Alberta, Canada, celebrating the centennial anniversary of the reaper's invention.
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.
Description: Faye Geise, wearing a bikini, is sitting on a lawn and posing with Aqua Form, a local invention.
Description: Model of an improved windmill design.
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...
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...
Description: Experimental model steam car, taken from left side, for the Keen Manufacturing Company, located at 2661 East Washington Avenue.
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.
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...
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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