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Date: 1712 

Description: Engraved double-hemispherical world map by Moll, included in his atlas The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps: shewing the kingdoms and st...

Drawing

Candling an Egg

Date:  date unknown

Description: On a black background, a candle burns on the left and on the right a hand is holding up an egg in front of a white-edged black rectangular frame.

Date: 1770 ca.

Description: Map of North America showing the boundaries between French, Spanish, and English claims after the French and Indian War. Kitchin includes numerous place na...

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Richard Quinney took this photograph with his own camera while in high school, at Delavan High School. It was a trip to the Forest Products Laboratory, at...

Photograph

Iowa's First Flyer

Date: 1906 

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.

Photograph

Science Hall

Date: 1910 

Description: Cyanotype view of the west facade across Bascom Hill of University of Wisconsin-Madison Science Hall.

Date: 1755 

Description: Bellin's landmark map of eastern Canada and part of northeast America extending from Newfoundland to the borders of Lake Ontario and south to Cape Cod. The...

Date: 1909 

Description: Wilbur Wright, in the bowler hat, preparing the Flyer for the conclusion of the test required to win a U.S. Army contract. The 1908 demonstration had been...

Photograph

Helen Rosenbaum

Date: 1947-01-01 

Description: Helen Rosenbaum, pharmacist, pauses in her laboratory.

Date: 1880 

Description: Illustration of a scientist in his lab gazing at a test tube, with a caption in German that translates to "Eureka! I have found it!".

Photograph

Dissection Class

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of Roy Van Schaick's dissection class, probably at Marquette University. Only one woman is present. The other thirteen people are men. Five...

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...

Poster

Lawson Poster

Date: 1979 

Description: Color poster printed to honor the 60th anniversary of Alfred Lawson's flight from Milwaukee to Washington, D.C. The poster includes a portrait of Lawson a...

Historical Essay

Bull Semen Parachute

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Parachute used by the University of Wisconsin to deliver fresh bull semen to farmers in rural areas, 1944-1947. (Museum object #1993.7)

Date: 1950 

Description: Two fully-suited astronauts stand on the moon's surface in a scene still for "Destination Moon." The astronaut facing the camera, played by Tom Powers, hol...

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.

Date: 1938-05-13 

Description: International PD-80 Marine power unit developed by the company's Nashville branch.

Date: 1936-06-23 

Description: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Markets, Dairy and Food Division biological laboratory, 1 W. Wilson Street.

Date: 1887-06 

Description: A map of southern Wisconsin, from the Illinois state border in the south to Rocky Run, Wisconsin in the north for the Coast and Geodetic Survey, showing th...

Date: 1960 before

Description: View of pharmaceutical processing equipment in one of the laboratory classrooms at Kyoto University's Pharmaceutical Sciences building.

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