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Fresnel Lighthouse Lens

Inventor:
Fresnel, Augustin Jean  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 69 in x 48 in; 175.26 cm x 121.92 cm
Object Name:
lens-clockwork, lighthouse
Used:
United States: Texas, Port Bolivar
Associated Place:
United States: Texas, Port Bolivar
Date made:
1822
late 1800s
All United States lighthouses outfitted with Fresnel lenses:
1860s
Lens used during a severe hurricane at Bolivar Point:
1917-08-16 - 1917-08-17
Donated to Smithsonian:
1933
Related event:
The Development of the Industrial United States  Search this
Related Publication:
On the Water online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/onthewater
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Harpers Ferry Center (through David H. Wallace)
ID Number:
TR.335567
Catalog number:
335567
Accession number:
1977.0626
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Science & Mathematics
Work
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On the Water exhibit
Transportation
Exhibition:
On the Water
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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Silverleaf Lard Factory

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20.2 cm x 25.2 cm; 7 15/16 in x 9 15/16 in
Object Name:
glass plate negative
Subject:
Women  Search this
Factory worker  Search this
ID Number:
2000.0007.066
Catalog number:
2000.0007.066
Accession number:
2000.0007
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Work
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-0fab-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_599691

Patent Model for Bed-and-Platen Printing Press

Maker:
Adams, Isaac  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24.6 cm x 53.5 cm x 19.5 cm; 9 11/16 in x 21 1/16 in x 7 11/16 in
overall: 24.6 cm x 62 cm x 19.5 cm; 9 11/16 in x 24 13/32 in x 7 11/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Date made:
1830
ca 1830
Patent date:
1830-10-04
ID Number:
GA.11024
Accession number:
48865
Catalog number:
GA*11024
Patent number:
6178X
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Exhibition:
Inventing in America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_882219
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Dental Chair

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
ceramic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 56 in x 24 in x 39 in; 142.24 cm x 60.96 cm x 99.06 cm
Object Name:
chair, dental
dental chair
Other Terms:
chair, dental; Dentistry
Subject:
Dr. C. Edmund Kells Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J. O. Pierson
ID Number:
MG.M-10600
Catalog number:
M-10600
Accession number:
254077
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Work
Artifact Walls exhibit
Health & Medicine
Exhibition:
Artifact Walls
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-99fc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_735042
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International Dial Time Recorder Clock

Manufacturer:
IBM  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (case material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 67 1/4 in x 41 1/2 in; 45.72 cm x 170.815 cm x 105.41 cm
Object Name:
clock
Other Terms:
clock; Mechanical; Free-Standing Clock
Date made:
ca 1912
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael Rothbaum
ID Number:
ME.336750
Catalog number:
336750
Accession number:
1978.2237
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Exhibition:
Artifact Walls
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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Type Writer

Patentee:
Sholes, C. Latham  Search this
Glidden, Carlos  Search this
Maker:
E. Remington & Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 14 1/4 in x 15 in x 16 1/8 in; 36.195 cm x 38.1 cm x 40.9575 cm
Object Name:
typewriter
Other Terms:
typewriter; Manual
Place Made:
United States: New York, Ilion
Date made:
1874-1878
Related Publication:
A Nation of Nations
ID Number:
ME.276068
Catalog number:
276068
Accession number:
54877
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-47f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_850542
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Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Maker:
Hawkes, Charles W.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 23 cm x 30 cm; 11 in x 9 1/16 in x 11 13/16 in
Object Name:
press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
press, printing; print; press, platen jobber, Hawkes
Date made:
ca 1850
Patent date:
1850-06-04
ID Number:
GA.89797.007413
Patent number:
7413
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.007413
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-fb3a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790049

Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Maker:
Forbush, Walter H.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 32.3 cm x 37.8 cm x 27 cm; 12 11/16 in x 14 7/8 in x 10 5/8 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
print; press, platen jobber, forbush
Date made:
ca 1869
Patent date:
1869-01-19
ID Number:
GA.89797.086064
Patent number:
086064
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.086064
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-cfbf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790051

Patent Model of a Platen Printing Press

Maker:
Gally, Merritt  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25.8 cm x 29.5 cm x 21.5 cm; 10 3/16 in x 11 5/8 in x 8 7/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
print; press, platen jobber, Gally
Date made:
ca 1869
Patent date:
1869-11-23
ID Number:
GA.89797.097185
Patent number:
097185
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.097185
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-bc58-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790052

Patent model of a Lithographic Printing Press

Maker:
Huber, Berthold  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 21.5 cm x 24 cm x 15 cm; 8 7/16 in x 9 7/16 in x 5 7/8 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
press, lithographic, Huber
Date made:
ca 1873
Patent date:
1873-12-09
ID Number:
GA.89797.145420
Patent number:
145420
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.145420
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-fb3b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790053

Patent Model of a Lithographic Printing Press

Maker:
Marinoni, Auguste H.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 cm x 40.5 cm x 16.5 cm; 7 1/16 in x 15 15/16 in x 6 1/2 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
press, lithographic, Marinoni
Date made:
ca 1869
Patent date:
1869-03-16
ID Number:
GA.89797.087950
Patent number:
087950
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.087950
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-bc60-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790054

Patent Model of a Plate Printing Press

Maker:
Milligan, James  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30.5 cm x 36 cm x 29 cm; 12 in x 14 3/16 in x 11 7/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model; press, printing; press, intaglio, Milligan
Date made:
ca 1877
Patent date:
1877-07-17
ID Number:
GA.89797.193097
Patent number:
193097
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.193097
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-bb92-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790056

Patent Model of a Plate-printing Machine

Maker:
Bogart, Albert H.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 22 cm x 15 cm x 29 cm; 8 11/16 in x 5 7/8 in x 11 7/16 in
Object Name:
patent model
machine, plate printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
machine, plate printing; patent model; patent model; plate printing machine; press, copperplate, Bogart
Date made:
ca 1880
Patent date:
1880-02-03
ID Number:
GA.89797.224132
Patent number:
224132
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*879797.224132
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Patent Models, Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-f6d2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790057

Patent Model of a Hand Printing Press

Maker:
Lewis, John  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.8 cm x 13 cm x 17.8 cm; 7 in x 5 1/8 in x 7 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model; press, printing; press, flat-bed platen, Lewis
Date made:
ca 1853
Patent date:
1853-08-09
ID Number:
GA.89797.009923
Patent number:
009923
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.009923
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-c890-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790058
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Patent Model for a Double-Ended Press

Maker:
Northrup, Joel G.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 26.7 cm x 25.3 cm x 38 cm; 10 1/2 in x 9 15/16 in x 14 15/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model; press, printing; press, Northrop
Date made:
ca 1842
Patent date:
1842-09-30
ID Number:
GA.89797.002793
Patent number:
002793
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.002793
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-f6d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790062

Patent Model of a Flatbed Cylinder Printing Press

Maker:
Marsh, Joseph M.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 32 cm x 22.5 cm x 29.7 cm; 12 5/8 in x 8 7/8 in x 11 11/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model; press, printing; press, cylinder, March
Date made:
ca 1848
Patent date:
1848-10-03
ID Number:
GA.89797.005819
Patent number:
005819
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.005819
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-c88f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790066

Patent Model for a Self-Inking Platen Press

Maker:
Northrup, Joel G.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 cm x 24.8 cm x 36 cm; 13 3/8 in x 9 3/4 in x 14 3/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model; press, printing; press, Northrup
Date made:
ca 1853
Patent date:
1853-08-09
ID Number:
GA.89797.009925
Patent number:
009925
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.009925
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-becb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790071

Patent Model of a Platen Press

Maker:
Gilman, Alonzo  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 17.7 cm x 12.5 cm x 15.7 cm; 6 15/16 in x 4 15/16 in x 6 3/16 in
Object Name:
patent model; press, printing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model; press, printing; press, A. Gilman
Date made:
ca 1844
Patent date:
1844-08-23
ID Number:
GA.89797.003716
Patent number:
003716
Accession number:
89797
Catalog number:
GA*89797.003716
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-fca3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790072

Patent Model of a Type-composing Machine

Maker:
Fraser, Alexander  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
string (parts material)
Measurements:
overall: 37.5 cm x 14.5 cm x 29 cm; 14 3/4 in x 5 11/16 in x 11 7/16 in
Object Name:
patent model
apparatus, type distributing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
apparatus, type distributing; patent model; type distributing apparatus; patent model; type composing machine, Fraser
Date made:
ca 1880
Patent date:
1880-02-03
ID Number:
GA.89797.224166
Patent number:
224166
Catalog number:
GA*89797.224166
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-becc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790075

Patent Model of a Type-distributing Machine

Maker:
Fraser, Alexander  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 cm x 17.5 cm x 30 cm; 12 3/16 in x 6 7/8 in x 11 13/16 in
Object Name:
patent model
apparatus, type distributing
Object Type:
Patent Model
Other Terms:
patent model; type distributing apparatus; apparatus, type distributing; patent model; type distributing machine, Fraser
Date made:
ca 1880
Patent date:
1880-02-03
ID Number:
GA.89797.224167
Patent number:
224167
Catalog number:
GA*89797.224167
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-c891-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_790076

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