Distilling apparatus in two parts. Top has an inverted blunt cone on the bottom and an overflow spout at the top and a spigot. Bottom has a spigot 3" from the bottom. At one side and at the bottom is an arrange... More
Imprint 2.; Orange County.; On verso: S; March 3, 1772. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Por... More
The map is a cartographic reconstruction of Lewis and Clark's journey through the Blackbird Study Area near the Missouri River. It was created in conjunction with a study by Ryan M. Cooper, Steven L. De Vore, a... More
Illus. in: Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains : performed in the years 1819 and '20,.../ compiled by Edwin James, botanist and geologist for the expedition... Philadelphia : H.C. C... More
Jackson, Andrew.; Campaign.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 29, Folder... More
Stethoscopes are an instrument used for auscultation, or listening to sounds produced by the body. It is used primarily to listen to the lungs, heart, and intestinal tract.
Syringe with two rings for fingers and one ring for thumb on the plunger. Plunger shaft marked in inches. Body is glass lined with two windows cut into body so that contents are visible. Used for extracting bod... More
Public domain image of a vintage map, geography atlas, maritime navigation, age of discovery, 16th-17th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description
Nickel plated tooth extractor. Number 15 is stamped on handle. Both handles curved to fit the hand, one handle curved to fit around the outside edge of palm. Much of the plating is worn off.
Tooth extractor with ivory handle. Tooth clamp is movable, semi-circular in shape. Instrument clamps on tooth and turns shaft clockwise. Shaft and clamp natural finished metal.
Used to sharpen various instruments. Stone has a very fine grit. Includes the original blue box. Manufactured by Luther Grinder Manufacturing Co.
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 86, Folder 28.
1852 woven tablecloth. Blue background with white patterns. Patterns in it include eagles, deer, flowers, etc., Border design around the edges. Date 1852 woven into one corner. Quite large and heavy.
This image has been taken from scan 000008 from "Kanzas and Nebraska; the history, geographical and physical characteristics, and political position of those territories, etc". The title and subject terms of th... More
Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map showing the Mormon, Oregon, Ox Bow, and California trails; routes of the Lewis & Clark, Mallet Brothers and Long expeditions; and historical sites. "This map prepared cou... More
Presidential Messages to the Senate in the 35th Congress Transmitting Treaties and Other Papers Pertaining to Relations with the Pawnee Indians
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 233, Folder 11.
Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes explored for Pacific railroad by Captain J.W. Gunnison and Lieutenant E.G. Beckwith; shows route for a proposed railroad to the West Coast as Governor Stevens' Route & lin... More
A bitter indictment of the Democratic administration's responsibility for violence and bloodshed in Kansas in the wake of the 1854 Kansas-Nebraska Act. (See also "Forcing Slavery Down the Throat of a Freesoiler... More
Scale 1:316,800; 5 miles to 1 in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 122, Folder 10f.
Detailed map showing cities and towns, county boundaries, roads, and the railroad network. 1:1,140,480 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
This image has been taken from scan 000023 from "Letter ..., relative to his explorations in the Nebraska Territory". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of... More
Public domain image of the vintage map from Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, free to use, no copyright restrictions image. The Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library is a special... More
Gold mines are indicated in yellow and silver mines in blue. Indicates post routes, "old trail," finished and unfinished railroads, and the proposed state of "Colona." Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Relief shown by hac... More
Illus. in: McClees' gallery of photographic portraits of the senators, representatives & delegates of the thirty-fifth Congress... Washington: McClees & Beck, , page 311. Each item includes subject's orig... More
Picryl description: Public domain image of a rural farming landscape, agriculture, farm animals, livestock, farmers, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.
Location: Gage County Historical Society & Museum Inspiration: This block is one of 16 blocks that make up a quilt used by a Union soldier during the Civil War. The soldier was originally from Ohio, but was in... More
Location: Gage County Historical Society and Museum Inspiration: This block is one of 16 blocks that make up a quilt used by a Union soldier during the Civil War. The soldier was originally from Ohio, but was ... More
DuPuy adjustable wire anterior elbow right angle splint number 73. Manufactured by DuPuy Manufacturing Co., Warsaw Indiana. Edges of wire are protected by narrow metal band, soldered to the wire. Some plating i... More
Surgical clamp. The two pieces are detachable. Lock has 3 positions. (J)? RUAX (first letter indistinct) stamped on one handle. Germany on the other. Number 1 stamped inside surface of both handles.
Hand splint. Item has been used, some of material adheres to the metal. Two cloth straps join the two major sections. These are held in place by metal retaining loops soldered to the wire. The longer section ha... More
Suturing Needle Holder. Sliding clamp on one side, opposite side of handle is grooved to improve the grip. The end of each side of the handle is cut out to form an oval.
Inhaler. This item has a hollow plastic handle for the patient to hold onto. Fastened to the handle is a two piece 3" holder for cotton that is to be saturated with chloroform. Attached to this are two hollow ... More
Surgical clamp. Clamps are painted with aluminum paint. At the back, a wing screw to adjust the rods for height. The top of each rod is bent to 90 degree angle with main part of rod.
Tweezers. One side is stamped "PENN S. M. CO." On other side is stamped "GERMANY." Grasping ends designed to interlock, one side has a notch, other side is cut to fit into the notch.
Surgical clamp. Community stamped on one handle. Number 281 stamped on both handles. Clamp has 3 locking positions. Designed to used with thumb and one finger.
Cervical dilator. 11 position lock. Lock has been repaired, apparently with a rivet. Nickel plated, except at springs, which are blue steel.
Ventilated socket controller. McIntosh Electrical Corporation, No. 3010, Serial number 1430. Control is by knob that is turned to move it to numbered positions.
Surgical clamp. Handles formed to fit the thumb on one side and two fingers on the other. The nose and handle bent to form "S" shape. Clamp to hold instrument closed is broken, it has been repaired with wire.... More
A lancet is a blood-sampling device. Two knives in brass case, which is hinged at one side. Manufactured by Joseph Allen and Sons, Sheffield England. Approximately 1/2" from the end of the blades are arrow head... More
Forceps. Nickel plated. Octagon shaped handle. Instrument has flattened and curved end with small ball formed at tip. "Pat. Pending" stamped on the shaft.
DuPuy adjustable wire Hawes Clavicle splint #47. Manufactured by DuPuy Manufacturing Co., Warsaw, Indiana. This item has 2 wire sections, held together with 3 cloth belts. Wires rusted in few places.
Adjustable fiber posterior elbow splint, number 19, adult. Manufactured by Geo. L. Warren & Co., Niles Michigan. Right angle bend. Flesh colored fiber. Many surface cracks in interior of the splint.
A strop is a device, typically a strip of leather, for sharpening straight razors. Handle portion is made of bent wire to form a rectangle. Clamp stamped "ZIG ZAG, CHICAGO, IL. A." Pat. numbers are illegible ... More
DuPuy adjustable wire elbow splint number 17. Manufactured by DuPuy Manufacturing Co., Warsaw, Indiana. Made of two sections of wire by and adjustable lock with a wing nut to adjust the angle. Paper label is at... More
Map of the midwestern states showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and county boundaries, and the completed, proposed, and under-construction railroads. Scale 1:1,267,200. LC Railroad... More
Surgical clamp. Lock has two positions, nose bent slightly to the side. One handle has "Japan" stamped on the inside surface. JAC stamped on both handles. Other handle has illegible name of manufacturer stamped on it.
Surgical clamp. "OTTO AND SONS" stamped on handle. Clamping device to hold the instrument closed is a pin and a hole for the pin to fit into.
Surgical clamp. Two pieces, detachable, single position lock. Grasping end has curved ends that slide past each other. Instrument has 30 degree bend in handles. Each handle has number "8" stamped on inside surface.
Scalpel. Black bone handle. A Kuhlman stamped on the blade. Used to quickly cut the tissue of extremities to permit cutting the bone in amputations.
Forceps. Entire instrument is made from one piece of metal. "SYCYRS" and "13592" stamped on the handle. On the other side of the handle is stamped "CAN. PAT. SEPT. 1, 97". End flattened last 1 1/2" spirals to t... More
Hand splint. Two sections 7 1/2" long are joined by a wing nut so that it may be used for either hand. A cloth strap with 2 rings for fastening it runs through a metal retainer soldered to the wire. This has ... More