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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: 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: PSCI2A-00015

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

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: 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: 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: Dinosaur bones

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

Background imageScience:invention Collection: African quagga, an extinct equine

African quagga, an extinct equine
Quagga in the London Zoo, now extinct, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention 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:invention 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: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: 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-00082

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Rene Descartes at Amsterdam. Hand-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: PSCI2A-00029

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Leonhard Euler, Swiss mathematician. Hand-colored engraving of a portrait

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00045

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Arrest of Archimedes, leading to his death. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00043

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: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: 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: Hans Christian Oersted

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

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: 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: 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:invention 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: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: 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: Poppy flower, root, and seed pod

Poppy flower, root, and seed pods. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00018

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Galileo Galilei. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut

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: People fleeing London to escape the plague, 1630

People fleeing London to escape the plague, 1630
Flight of townspeople into the countryside to escape the plague in England, 1630. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier 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: Cotton gin in use by African-American slaves in the South

Cotton gin in use by African-American slaves in the South
Slaves using Eli Whitneys cotton gin, invented in the 1790s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00057

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Tycho Brahe portrait, 1586. Hand-colored engraving

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00059

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Tycho Brahes quadrant. Hand-colored woodcut

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00071

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

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00069

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

Background imageScience:invention Collection: PSCI2A-00065

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Alexander Graham Bell in New York communicatiing for the first time with Chicago by telephone. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century photograph



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