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Background imageScience Collection: Phrenological model of personality traits

Phrenological model of personality traits
Phrenology model of the locations of the " various organs of mind" in the human head, c. 1890. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience Collection: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Transformation of Dr Jekyll into Mr Hyde, a scene from Robert Louis Stevensons novel. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

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PSCI2A-00011
Isaac Newton using a prism to analyze the colors in a ray of light. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience 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 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

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PSCI2A-00015
Louis Pasteur in his laboratory. Hand-colored photogravure of an illustration by Albert Edelfelt

Background imageScience Collection: Carl Friedrich Gauss

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

Background imageScience 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 Collection: Dinosaur bones

Dinosaur bones
Fossil dinosaur skeleton near Tuba City, Arizona. Photograph

Background imageScience Collection: Uintathere, an extinct rhinocerus of North America

Uintathere, an extinct rhinocerus of North America
Extinct species of rhinocerus, Uintathere, ancient Wyoming and Utah. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an 1890s Charles Knight illustration

Background imageScience Collection: Royal Society endorsement of a lens-grinder, 1600s

Royal Society endorsement of a lens-grinder, 1600s
Opticians advertisement illustrated with Archimedes at a telescope, London, 1694. Hand-colored woodcut of a 17th-century illustration

Background imageScience Collection: PSCI2A-00043

PSCI2A-00043
Bacteriologist Elie Metchnikoff in his laboratory. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a photograph

Background imageScience Collection: PSCI2A-00073

PSCI2A-00073
Greek astronomer Hipparchus mapping the stars over Alexandria, ancient Egypt. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience Collection: PSCI2A-00097

PSCI2A-00097
Ptolemys earth-centered cosmological system, explained by Muller, 1400s. Hand-colored 19th century woodcut reproduction of the 1543 edition

Background imageScience Collection: Allosaurus model

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

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PSCI2A-00005
William Herschel and his sister Caroline at their telescope, 1700s. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

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PSCI2A-00010
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 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 Collection: Greenwich Observatory

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

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PSCI2A-00006
Charles Darwin. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageScience 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 Collection: Hans Christian Oersted

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

Background imageScience Collection: Jean-Baptiste-Andre Dumas

Jean-Baptiste-Andre Dumas
French chemist Jean-Baptiste-Andre Dumas. Digitally colored woodcut

Background imageScience 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 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 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 Collection: Medieval astronomer or astrologer

Medieval astronomer or astrologer
Astronomer accused of sorcery, holding a disc with magic figures, 1200s. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a medieval illustration

Background imageScience Collection: Medieval astronomers studying the sky

Medieval astronomers studying the sky
Astronomers studying the planetary systems, the sun, moon, and stars. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 1537 edition of Boethius

Background imageScience Collection: Wooly mammoth fossil, South Dakota

Wooly mammoth fossil, South Dakota
Fossil skull and tusks of a wooly mammoth in an excavation at Mammoth Site, Hot Springs, South Dakota. Digital photograph

Background imageScience Collection: Small three-toed horse from fossil beds in South Dakota

Small three-toed horse from fossil beds in South Dakota
Three-toed Hipparion from the Niobrara beds in South Dakota, an ancestor of the horse. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 1903 illustration

Background imageScience Collection: Iguanodon

Iguanodon, a large herbivorous dinosaur of the early Cretaceous period, a restoration by Woodward, 1890s. Hand-colored engraving of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience Collection: Elothere, an extinct hog of North America

Elothere, an extinct hog of North America
Extinct species of giant pig, Elothere, of ancient South Dakota. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an 1890s Charles Knight illustration

Background imageScience Collection: Titanothere, an extinct rhinocerus of North America

Titanothere, an extinct rhinocerus of North America
Extinct species of rhinocerus, Titanothere, ancient South Dakota. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an 1890s Charles Knight illustration

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PSCI2A-00018
Galileo Galilei. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut

Background imageScience Collection: Blackwells Island Lunatic Asylum, New York City, 1860s

Blackwells Island Lunatic Asylum, New York City, 1860s
Patients in the yard of Blackwells Island Lunatic Asylum, New York harbor, 1860s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience Collection: Surveyors compass, 18th century

Surveyors compass, 18th century
Surveyors compass from the 1700s, displayed during a reenactment at Yorktown Battlefield, Colonial National Park. Digital photograph

Background imageScience Collection: Leonardo da Vinci sketch for a siege machine

Leonardo da Vinci sketch for a siege machine
Military machine for firing arrows with a crossbow, designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Woodcut with a watercolor wash

Background imageScience Collection: Leonardo da Vinci drawing of a canal dredge

Leonardo da Vinci drawing of a canal dredge
Leonardo da Vincis drawing of a device for excavating a canal. Woodcut reproduction with a watercolor wash

Background imageScience Collection: EXPL2A-00269

EXPL2A-00269
Meriwether Lewis and William Clark expedition losing notes and specimens in a canoe accident on the upper Missouri River. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of sketch by Patrick Goss

Background imageScience 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 Collection: Archaeologists remove artifacts from a pyramid at Dashur, Egypt

Archaeologists remove artifacts from a pyramid at Dashur, Egypt
M. de Morgan lifts a golden crown from the mummy of Queen Khnemit at Dahshur, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience Collection: Passenger pigeons filling the skies before they were hunted to extinction

Passenger pigeons filling the skies before they were hunted to extinction
Shooting passenger pigeons, which are now extinct, for sport in Louisiana, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

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PSCI2A-00057
Tycho Brahe portrait, 1586. Hand-colored engraving

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PSCI2A-00059
Tycho Brahes quadrant. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageScience Collection: PSCI2A-00071

PSCI2A-00071
Professor Joseph Henry. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century portrait

Background imageScience Collection: PSCI2A-00069

PSCI2A-00069
Thomas Edison, the " wizard of Manlo Park, " in his New Jersey laboratory. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut

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PSCI2A-00064
Thomas Edison in his workshop, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience Collection: PSCI2A-00061

PSCI2A-00061
Keplers mechanism of his early (incorrect ) theory of planetary orbits. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration



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