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Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00066

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Florence Nightingale. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00011

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Isaac Newton using a prism to analyze the colors in a ray of light. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: First use of anesthesia in surgery, 1846

First use of anesthesia in surgery, 1846
First public demonstration of surgical anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1846. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustratioin

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Pinel releasing mental patients from shackles in France, 1796

Pinel releasing mental patients from shackles in France, 1796
Philippe Pinel releasing mental patients at La Salpetriere from their bonds, 1796. Hand-colored 19th-century halftone reproduction of a painting

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Meteor shower over the Mississippi River, 1833

Meteor shower over the Mississippi River, 1833
Remarkable meteor shower over the Mississippi River, 1833. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Medical kit in the Civil War, 1860s

Medical kit in the Civil War, 1860s
Civil War medical kit used in field situations, Shiloh Battlefield. Photograph

Background imageScience:invention Collection: George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak

George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak
George Eastman, inventor of the Kodak box camera, with his signature. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Chart of some early alphabets

Chart of some early alphabets
Various ancient alphabets: Coptic, Syriac, Ethioptic, Gothic, and Illyrian (Servian). Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine

Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine
Greek physician Hippocrates. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration of a bust

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00100

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Inventor Nikola Tesla, with his signature. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Singer sewing machine ad, 1890s

Singer sewing machine ad, 1890s
Advertisement for the Singer Automatic sewing machine, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: First sewing machine, 1846

First sewing machine, 1846
Elias Howes sewing machine, 1846. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00073

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Greek astronomer Hipparchus mapping the stars over Alexandria, ancient Egypt. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Undersea exploration in 16th-century Europe

Undersea exploration in 16th-century Europe
Underwater diver and man-at-arms, France, 1532. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Spaceship to the Moon imagined in the 1870s

Spaceship to the Moon imagined in the 1870s
Projectile train to the moon, a suggested form of space travel, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Smallpox treatment document, New England, 1677

Smallpox treatment document, New England, 1677
" A Brief Rule, " a printed guide to the treatment of smallpox, or measles, in New England, 1677. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Telegraph key, 1860s

Telegraph key, 1860s
Civil War telegraph sending-key in working order, living history demonstration, Shiloh National Battlefield, Tennessee. Digital photograph

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00098

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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Hand-colored engraving of a portrait

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00097

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Ptolemys earth-centered cosmological system, explained by Muller, 1400s. Hand-colored 19th century woodcut reproduction of the 1543 edition

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Allosaurus model

Allosaurus model
Model of Allosaurus dinosaur at the National Zoo, Washington DC. Photograph

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00005

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William Herschel and his sister Caroline at their telescope, 1700s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00006

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Charles Darwin. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00010

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Galileo attempting to defend his belief in the heliocentric solar system before the Inquisition in Rome, 1633. Hand colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Wright airplane over a French farm

Wright airplane over a French farm
A Wright airplane over a hayfield in France, 1908, flown by Wilbur Wright and a pupil. Printed halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Greenwich Observatory

Greenwich Observatory
Astronomers taking sightings from the old observing-room at Greenwich, England. Hand-colored engraving

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Steam engine of James Watt

Steam engine of James Watt
Schematic drawing of James Watts steam engine. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Machine-spun thread on a bobbin in the Lowell mills

Machine-spun thread on a bobbin in the Lowell mills
Bobbins with machine-spun thread, Boott Cotton Mills, Lowell, Massachusetts. Photograph

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Human evolution as described in the 1870s

Human evolution as described in the 1870s
Theory of the " descent of man" as illustrated in the 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Strait jacket used on a mentally ill patient

Strait jacket used on a mentally ill patient
Insane asylum use of the strait jacket to restrain patients, New York City, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Railroad telegraph office, early 1900s

Railroad telegraph office, early 1900s
Telegraphers at a railway signal office, early 1900s. Hand-colored woodcut of an early 20th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: B&O Railroads Tom Thumb steam locomotive, 1830

B&O Railroads Tom Thumb steam locomotive, 1830
Passenger car pulled by Peter Coopers experimental locomotive " Tom Thumb" on the B&O Railroad, 1830. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Telegraph poles following the transcontinental railroad

Telegraph poles following the transcontinental railroad
Linemen stringing telegraph wire beside the transcontinental railroad on the Great Plains, 1860s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Medieval healing through prayer

Medieval healing through prayer
Attempt to cure disease through the intercession of a saint, Middle Ages. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a medieval illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Bubonic plague in France

Bubonic plague in France
Belzunce amidst plague victims in France, 1600s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Medieval monks studying geometry and copying a manuscript

Medieval monks studying geometry and copying a manuscript
Monk scholars - a mathematician studying a globe, the other copying a manuscript, 1200s. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Steam plow on a Dakota farm, 1890s

Steam plow on a Dakota farm, 1890s
Farmer using a steam plow in the Dakotas, 1890s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Westinghouse light bulb ad, 1886

Westinghouse light bulb ad, 1886
Westinghouse Electric Companys 16 candle-power incandescent lamp, advertisement, 1886. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Excavating the Sphinx, 1880s

Excavating the Sphinx, 1880s
Excavation of ancient Egyptian structures beneath the Sphinx in progress at Ghizeh, 1880s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00078

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Charles Darwin seated in a wicker chair. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century photograph

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Huygens clock diagram

Huygens clock diagram
Side view of Huygenss clock, showing the pendulum mechanism, 1600s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00109

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Cyrus McCormick portrait, inventor of the mechanical reaper Hand-colored etching of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Hans Christian Oersted

Hans Christian Oersted, who founded the study of electromagnetism. Digitally colored woodcut

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Abraham de Moivre

Abraham de Moivre
Mathematician Abraham de Moivre. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Ferdinand de Lesseps

Ferdinand de Lesseps
Ferdinand-Marie de Lesseps, who conceptualized the Suez Canal. Digitally colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss. Digitally colored woodcut of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Archaeological excavation on the Acropolis, 1890s

Archaeological excavation on the Acropolis, 1890s
Archaeologists excavating ancient ruins on the Acropolis, Athens, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Dr. John Clarke

Dr. John Clarke, co-founder of Rhode Island, portrait in 1664. Digitally colored woodcut of a 17th-century portrait

Background imageScience:invention Collection: Child inoculated with smallpox vaccine, 1870

Child inoculated with smallpox vaccine, 1870
Physician vaccinating a baby against smallpox, circa 1870. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration



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