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Photograph

Model of a Windmill

Date:  date unknown

Description: Model of an improved windmill design.

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of mechanical parts for an invention.

Date: 1947-03-13 

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...

Date: 1863 ca.

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...

Date: 1933 

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...

Drawing

Barometer Gauge

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A gauge part of a barometer.

Photograph

Thomas A. Edison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of a young Thomas Alva Edison.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A piece of fabric (approximately 1" x 1") from the 1903 Wright Flyer. It is attached to a certificate and includes a photograph.

Photograph

S.S. Morton Tractor

Date: 1899 

Description: Three-quarter left side view of a tractor built by S.S. Morton. The photograph is labeled, "The Predecessor of the International Line."

Drawing

A Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.

Photograph

Tractor Prototype

Date: 1933 

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.,...

Date: 1916-05-17 

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.

Drawing

John Muir Clock

Date: 1863 ca.

Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.

Date:  

Description: Dr. Edward Birge, March, and Professor Chancey Juday with the first mud thermometer on the ice.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Warner "Auto-Meter," Model K-2, made by the Warner Instrument Company of Beloit, Wisconsin, c. 1906-1910. (Museum object #1989.81.1)

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...

Drawing

Rhumkorff Coils

Date:  date unknown

Description: Rendering of a Thordarson Electical Manufacturing Company product. Chester Thordarson was a Chicago inventor and manufacturer of electical apparatus, famo...

Date: 1947-03-13 

Description: Sheldon Wengel and Howard La Court demonstrating a photographer's remote flash with a woman model.

Date: 1931 ca.

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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