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Scheutz Difference Engine

Maker:
Georg and Edvard Scheutz  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (mechanism material)
paper (printout material)
wood (base material)
Measurements:
overall: 56 cm x 170 cm x 58 cm; 22 1/16 in x 66 15/16 in x 22 13/16 in
Object Name:
difference engine
Place made:
Sweden: Stockholm, Stockholm
Date made:
1853
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Worlds Fair  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Victor Comptometer Corporation
ID Number:
MA.323659
Catalog number:
323659
Accession number:
250163
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Calculating Machines
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-63cd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_997042
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Porter Garden Telescope

Maker:
Jones & Lamson Machine Co.  Search this
Brashear, John A.  Search this
Physical Description:
statuary bronze (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 88 cm x 31.5 cm x 31.7 cm; 34 21/32 in x 12 13/32 in x 12 15/32 in
overall: 28 in x 12 1/2 in x 24 in; 71.12 cm x 31.75 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
Porter Garden Telelescope (mount)
Place made:
United States: Vermont, Springfield
Date made:
after 1923-09-25
Credit Line:
Christian La Roche
ID Number:
1992.0242.01
Catalog number:
1992.0242.01
Accession number:
1992.0242
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Conical Graduate

Maker:
Whitall Tatum Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 5/8 in x 2 13/16 in x 3 1/16 in; 16.8275 cm x 7.14375 cm x 7.77875 cm
Object Name:
graduate
Date made:
ca 1931
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Whitall Tatum Company
ID Number:
MG.M-03012
Accession number:
113583
Catalog number:
M-03012
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Science Under Glass
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-cce1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1377156

Conical Graduate

Maker:
Whitall Tatum Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 11/16 in x 2 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 14.44625 cm x 5.3975 cm x 6.0325 cm
Object Name:
graduate
Date made:
ca 1931
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Whitall Tatum Company
ID Number:
MG.M-03013
Accession number:
113583
Catalog number:
M-03013
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Science Under Glass
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Microscope

Maker:
R. & J. Beck  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 35 cm x 20 cm x 17.4 cm; 13 3/4 in x 7 7/8 in x 6 7/8 in
Object Name:
microscope
Other Terms:
microscope; Binocular
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1877-1895
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
ID Number:
MG.302606.463.02
Accession number:
302606
Catalog number:
302606.463.02
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Microscopes
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Microscope

Maker:
Cary, William  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 5/16 in x 3 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 3.33375 cm x 9.525 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1830
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
MG.308784.01
Catalog number:
308784.01
Accession number:
308784
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-b21a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Microscope, Lerebours

Maker:
Lerebours  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 15 5/16 in x 8 3/4 in x 16 in; 38.89375 cm x 22.225 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
microscope
Other Terms:
microscope; Medicine
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1829
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Military Academy
ID Number:
MG.M-09792
Catalog number:
M-09792
217544.02
Accession number:
217544
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-79a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Joseph Henry's Yale electromagnet

Maker:
Henry, Joseph  Search this
Measurements:
frame: 78 in x 89 in x 15 1/2 in; 198.12 cm x 226.06 cm x 39.37 cm
magnet: 18 in x 20 in x 12 in; 45.72 cm x 50.8 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Electromagnet
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New Haven
Date made:
1831
Credit Line:
from Yale College, thru E.S. Dana
ID Number:
EM.181343
Catalog number:
181343
Accession number:
26705
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Energy & Power
Science & Mathematics
Exhibition:
Lighting a Revolution
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Puzzle, Yamoto Block Puzzle

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 cm x 6 cm x 6 cm; 13/32 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 3/8 in
Object Name:
Puzzle
puzzle
Place made:
Japan
Date made:
ca 1920-1970
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Mathematical Recreations  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Edith R. Meggers
ID Number:
MA.335284
Catalog number:
335284
Accession number:
314637
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6068-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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1876 Ellen Harding Baker's "Solar System" Quilt

User:
Baker, Ellen Harding  Search this
Quilter:
Baker, Ellen Harding  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool, cotton/wool (overall material)
thread cotton, silk, wool (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 89 in x 106 in; 225 cm x 269 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Place made:
United States: Iowa
Date made:
1876
Subject:
Education  Search this
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Patricia Hill McCloy and Kathryn Hill Meardon
ID Number:
1983.0618.01
Catalog number:
1983.0618.01
Accession number:
1983.0618
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Science & Mathematics
Art
Textiles
Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-feb8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556183
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Telescope

Maker:
Dollond  Search this
Object Name:
telescope, refracting
telescope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
mid 19th century
Credit Line:
Mrs. Charles C. Carey
ID Number:
PH.326101
Accession number:
277167
Catalog number:
326101
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Astronomy
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0b56-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Cesium Atomic Clock

Maker:
Symmetricom, Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
gray (overall color)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 16 3/4 in x 19 3/4 in; 14.605 cm x 42.545 cm x 50.165 cm
overall: 5 5/8 in x 16 3/4 in x 20 1/2 in; 14.2875 cm x 42.545 cm x 52.07 cm
Object Name:
atomic clock
Subject:
Modern Physics  Search this
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Symmetricom, Incorporated
ID Number:
2012.3092.01
Nonaccession number:
2012.3092
Catalog number:
2012.3092.01
Serial number:
US49352868
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Time and Navigation
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-b484-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Microscope

Maker:
Smith, James  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 37.8 cm x 22.5 cm x 33.7 cm; 14 7/8 in x 8 7/8 in x 13 1/4 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1843
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
MG.281267.09.1
Catalog number:
281267.09.01
Accession number:
281267
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-9971-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1349178

Microscope

Maker:
E. Hartnack & A. Prazmowski  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 33 cm x 9.4 cm x 13.9 cm; 13 in x 3 11/16 in x 5 1/2 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1885-1896
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. E. Stanton Foster
ID Number:
MG.290759.01
Catalog number:
M-13838
Accession number:
290759
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-9b22-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1349358
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Charpak multiwire proportional chamber

Maker:
Charpak, G.  Search this
Physical Description:
copper; stainless steel; other metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 cm x 48 cm x 10 cm; 18 29/32 in x 18 29/32 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
chamber, multiwire proportional
Date made:
1968
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
CERN, European Organization for Nuclear Research
ID Number:
1977.0708.02
Catalog number:
1977.0708.02
Accession number:
1977.0708
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Science & Mathematics
Modern Physics
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-e4f7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_700211

Argonne superconducting solenoid

Designer:
Fields, T.H.  Search this
Manufacturer:
Argonne National Laboratory  Search this
AVCO Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
stainless steel, copper, niobium, zirconium (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 cm x 75 cm; 13 25/32 in x 29 17/32 in
inside diam. (approx.): 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Superconducting Solenoid, Argonne
superconducting solenoid, Argonne
Date made:
1964
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Argonne National Laboratory
ID Number:
1978.0469.01.1
Accession number:
1978.0469
Catalog number:
1978.0469.01
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Medicine and Science: Modern Physics
Energy & Power
Science & Mathematics
Modern Physics
Measuring & Mapping
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-bda8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_700214

Documentation, Business Correspondence of Charles G. Pefinis

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 cm x 22 cm x 29 cm; 25/32 in x 8 21/32 in x 11 13/32 in
Object Name:
sheets, set of
Date made:
1960-1971
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles G. Pefinis
ID Number:
2013.3061.01
Nonaccession number:
2013.3061
Catalog number:
2013.3061.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Calculating Machines
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-03c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Microscope

Physical Description:
casting, machining (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
velvet (overall material)
glass (overall material)
green (overall color)
black (overall color)
gold (overall color)
black (overall color)
brown (overall color)
Measurements:
assembled: 18 cm x 17.2 cm x 13.3 cm; 7 1/16 in x 6 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in
average spatial: 5.5 cm x 17.2 cm x 13.3 cm; 2 3/16 in x 6 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in
Object Name:
microscope
Other Terms:
microscope; Monocular; Simple; Dissecting
Date made:
19th century
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
ID Number:
MG.256202.03.2
Accession number:
256202
Catalog number:
256202.03.2
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-1039-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1060150
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Microscope

Maker:
Zeiss, Carl  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (case material)
glass (microscope material)
metal (microscope material)
wood (case material)
Measurements:
microscope: 12.4 cm x 7.5 cm x 8.7 cm; 4 7/8 in x 2 15/16 in x 3 7/16 in
case: 17 cm x 12.6 cm x 11.8 cm; 6 11/16 in x 4 15/16 in x 4 5/8 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place Made:
Germany: Thuringia, Jena
Date made:
ca 1875
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
H.S. Barber, Executor of the Estate of Dr. Eugen Amandus Schwarz
ID Number:
MG.162080.01
Catalog number:
M-09781
162080.01
Accession number:
162080
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Microscopes
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-aba1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1348591
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Microscope

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 45.7 cm x 11 cm x 16.8 cm; 18 in x 4 5/16 in x 6 5/8 in
Object Name:
microscope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England
Date made:
ca 1830
Subject:
Science & Scientific Instruments  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
MG.247805.05
Accession number:
247805
Catalog number:
M-10436
247805.05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-63d7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1349172
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