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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
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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Artifact Walls exhibit
Health & Medicine
Exhibition:
Artifact Walls
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Ship's Medicine Chest

Maker:
Gray Telephone Pay Station Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 46.7 cm x 37 cm x 18.7 cm; 18 3/8 in x 14 9/16 in x 7 3/8 in
Object Name:
drug chest
Medicine Chest
Ship docked at port:
United States: New York, Mamaroneck
Canada: Nova Scotian, Halifax
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Date made:
19th Century
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
ID Number:
MG.302606.154
Catalog number:
302606.154
Accession number:
302606
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Health & Medicine
Transportation
Exhibition:
On The Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Barthelmes Shop Sign

Physical Description:
iron (overall material)
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 in x 21 in x 3 1/4 in; 73.66 cm x 53.34 cm x 8.255 cm
Object Name:
shop sign
Place made:
United States
Date made:
mid 19th century
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
ID Number:
ME.388196
Accession number:
182022
Catalog number:
388196
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Advertising
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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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
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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Computers & Business Machines
Exhibition:
Artifact Walls
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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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
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
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Underwood Model 5

Maker:
Underwood Typewriter Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (body material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 18 in x 12 in; 30.48 cm x 45.72 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
typewriter
Date made:
1914
Subject:
Typewriter  Search this
Office Machines  Search this
Related Publication:
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America
Credit Line:
Underwood Elliott Fisher Co.
ID Number:
ME.312108
Accession number:
161692
Catalog number:
312108
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Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Ink Bottle

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Object Name:
ink bottle
Credit Line:
Preston R. Bassett
ID Number:
MC.326801
Catalog number:
326801
Accession number:
262288
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Machine Shop
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Funnel, early 19th century

Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
Object Name:
funnel
Credit Line:
Preston R. Bassett
ID Number:
MC.326799
Catalog number:
326799
Accession number:
262288
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Horseshoe

Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 19.05 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
horseshoe
Credit Line:
Silvio A. Bedini
ID Number:
MC.324261
Catalog number:
324261
Accession number:
1982.0064
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Bacharach Steam Engine Indicator

Maker:
Bacharach Industrial Instrument Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (case material)
metal (case material)
nickel plated brass (overall material)
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 7/8 in x 8 3/4 in x 9 in; 14.9225 cm x 22.225 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
indicator, steam engine
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Date made:
early 20th century
ID Number:
MC.325992
Catalog number:
325992
Accession number:
308486
Serial number:
50597
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Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Stein Steam Engine Indicator

Measurements:
overall; drum-from catalog card: 8 1/2 in x 4 in x 2 in; 21.59 cm x 10.16 cm x 5.08 cm
overall: 4 1/2 in x 11 in x 9 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 27.94 cm x 24.13 cm
Object Name:
indicator, steam engine
ID Number:
MC.325993
Catalog number:
325993
Accession number:
308486
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Gould Shaper, 1860

Manufacturer:
Gould, Ezra  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 51 1/2 in x 20 in x 33 in; 130.81 cm x 50.8 cm x 83.82 cm
Object Name:
metal shaper
Associated Place:
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Date made:
ca 1860
Credit Line:
Norton Company
ID Number:
MC.329218
Catalog number:
329218
Accession number:
280595
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Crosby Steam Engine Indicator

Maker:
Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 10 in x 8 1/2 in; 14.605 cm x 25.4 cm x 21.59 cm
walnut case - from catalog card: 5 3/4 in x 7 3/4 in x 10 in; 14.605 cm x 19.685 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
indicator, steam engine
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts
Credit Line:
Gift of Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
ID Number:
MC.316797
Catalog number:
316797
Accession number:
228496
Patent number:
1074D
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Machinist's Workbench

Measurements:
overall: 32 1/2 in x 50 in x 22 1/2 in; 82.55 cm x 127 cm x 57.15 cm
top: 50 in x 22 1/2 in x 3 in; 127 cm x 57.15 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
workbench
ID Number:
MC.317974
Catalog number:
317974
Accession number:
230733
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Tool Chest, 19th century

Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 36 in x 20 in; 45.72 cm x 91.44 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
chest, tool
ID Number:
MC.321332
Catalog number:
321332
Accession number:
250998
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Oil Can

Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 7 in; 13.97 cm x 17.78 cm
spout: 4 5/8 in; 11.7475 cm
Object Name:
oil can
ID Number:
MC.317984
Catalog number:
317984
228784.29
Accession number:
228784
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Leg Vice

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 93.5 cm x 15.4 cm x 49 cm; 36 13/16 in x 6 1/16 in x 19 5/16 in
Object Name:
vice, leg
ID Number:
MC.317971
Catalog number:
317971
Accession number:
230733
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Leg Vice

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 98.8 cm x 13.1 cm x 47 cm; 38 7/8 in x 5 3/16 in x 18 1/2 in
Object Name:
vice, leg
ID Number:
MC.317971 [dup1]
Catalog number:
317971
Accession number:
230733
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National Museum of American History
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John H. Gage Iron Planer, c. 1837

Maker:
Gage, John H.  Search this
Object Name:
machine tool, metalworking, planer
Place Made:
United States: New Hampshire, Nashua
ID Number:
MC.315150
Catalog number:
315150
Accession number:
217241
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Wood-Bed Lathe

Measurements:
overall: 33 1/2 in x 100 in x 16 in; 85.09 cm x 254 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
machine tool, metalworking, lathe
lathe, engine
ID Number:
MC.318160
Catalog number:
318160
Accession number:
232221
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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