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Description: Portrait of Arthur Pratt Warner of Beloit, Wisconsin, about 1950, with a model of his first speedometer. Even today, most automobiles are equipped with sp...
Description: Depiction of Edison's Electric Generator in the weekly journal of practical information, art, science, chemistry and manufactures. It is an electrical gene...
Description: The monoplane glider built and flown by Carl S. Bates of Clear Lake, Iowa. During the previous year Bates had built a bi-plane glider.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: View from rocky shoreline of the launching of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) onto Lake Monona. The boat launch is on the left. "11248" is painted on the...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: Portrait of inventor Obed Hussey (1782?-1860) as it appeared in W.T. Hutchinson's biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick. He is wearing an eye patch over his le...
Description: View across water towards the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) on Lake Monona, close to a pier on the left where a man is standing and watching. Buildings on...
Date: 1863 ca.
Description: A gauge part of a barometer.
Description: Lillian Sholes, demonstrating a prototype typewriter invented by her father, Christopher Latham Sholes.
Description: Emil Andel of the American Bowling Congress demonstrates an automatic foul detector in a bowling alley.
Date: 1928 ca.
Description: Advertisement celebrating 100 years of International Harvester history. Features inset drawings of McCormick's first reaper in 1831 and "Harvester's first...
Description: A sketch of a chair invention by John Muir.
Description: Bennie Berg standing on a lake shore dock next to a Hoover Boat Line boat. Also shows his invention to aid in launching, the Berg's Inc. Boat Roller.
Description: View from pier towards two men sitting in the front seat of the "Monona-Mobile," a pontoon boat powered by an automobile. The knee of a man is in the right...
Description: A group of men are standing on the pontoons of the "Monona-Mobile" (pontoon car) which is near a pier on the left. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the fa...
Description: A sketch of a clock design by John Muir.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: View across water of three men relaxing on the pontoons of the "Monona-Mobile." Two men are sitting in the front seat of the car. John "Commodore" Heggesta...
Description: Carl Bates in his airplane. The bottom half of the card shows the beginning of a race between Bates' invention and an automobile. Bates was from Clear Lake...
Description: Automobile made by J. Wesley Carhart, Methodist minister of Racine, later of Oshkosh, Maryland and Texas. The vehicle was dismantled and the engine used to...
Description: Watercolor illustration of a clock.
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