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Description: Model of an improved windmill design.
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.
Description: June D. (Mrs. Sheldon) Wengel serving as a model for a remote flash tripped via a photo-electric cell invented in Madison by Sheldon Wengel and Howard La C...
Description: A sketch of a thermometer. Quoting from Muir's autobiography "My Boyhood and Youth" he described the thermometer as "made of an iron rod, about three feet...
Description: Female model posing with a rake next to a reproduction of Cyrus Hall McCormick's first reaper at International Harvester's "Century of Progress" Worlds Fai...
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Description: Quarter-length portrait of a young Thomas Alva Edison.
Description: A piece of fabric (approximately 1" x 1") from the 1903 Wright Flyer. It is attached to a certificate and includes a photograph.
Description: Three-quarter left side view of a tractor built by S.S. Morton. The photograph is labeled, "The Predecessor of the International Line."
Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.
Description: Three-quarter right side rear view of a tractor prototype. On the right front front side of the tractor is a sign that reads: "M'f'd by The Ohio Mfg. Co.,...
Description: Men gather around a cotton picking machine exhibited at the National Implement and Vehicle Association Meeting.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Inventor, B.L. Boboroff, displays his vote recording device to members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.
Description: Dr. Edward Birge, March, and Professor Chancey Juday with the first mud thermometer on the ice.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...
Description: Sheldon Wengel and Howard La Court demonstrating a photographer's remote flash with a woman model.
Description: Placard for display with replicas of Cyrus McCormick's reaper of 1831. The replicas were produced by the International Harvester Company for the "reaper ce...
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