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A modern student lamp.

A modern student lamp from American Homes and Gardens.

A roller skating rink pays better than you think.

A roller skating rink pays better than you think from The Street railway journal.

Automatic electric washer.

Automatic electric washer from Popular electricity magazine in plain English.

Carrying crated chickens and eggs to market.

Carrying crated chickens and eggs to market from American homes and gardens.

Completed rocket.

Completed rocket from Rockets.

Crop harvest.

Crop harvest from Nature and Art.

Demorest Fashion and Sewing Machine Co.

Demorest Fashion and Sewing Machine Co. from The Oölogist for the student of birds, their nests and eggs.

Desk telephone.

Desk telephone from The Street railway journal.

Dish washer effective for restaurants.

Dish washer effective for restaurants from Popular electricity magazine in plain English.

Early print shop.

Early print shop from Speculum diuersarum imaginum speculatiuarum.

Everybody's typewriter.

Everybody's typewriter from The Oölogist for the student of birds, their nests and eggs.

Microscope.

Microscope from Micrographia: or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses.

Pioneer train.

Pioneer train from Annual report for the United States National Museum.

Plate showing effects of

Plate showing effects of "animal electricty" with frogs' legs from De Viribus Electricitatis in Motu Musculari.

Portrait of Albert Einstein and Others.

Portrait of Albert Einstein and Others from Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology.

Portrait of Charles Babbage

Portrait of Charles Babbage from Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology.

Portrait of Michael Faraday.

Portrait of Michael Faraday from Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology.

Standing anatomy figure.

Standing anatomy figure from De Humani Corporis Fabrica.

The carpet swifter of merit.

The carpet swifter of merit from American Homes and Gardens.

The electric boardwalk chair run by a motor.

The electric boardwalk chair run by a motor from Popular electricity magazine in plain English.

The milking of ten to fifteen cows an hour with hydraulic apparatus.

The milking of ten to fifteen cows an hour with hydraulic apparatus from American homes and gardens.

The Monroe.

The Monroe from American Homes and Gardens.

Two mowers in one.

Two mowers in one from American Homes and Gardens.