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1. Lamp, Whale Oil Lamp, Whale Oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Pressed glass; Glass; Sandwich glass; American glass Pressed glass lamp reservoir with intricate designs in an inverted pear shape. The reservoir is capped with a tin fixture holding the typical double wick of the whale oil lamp.

2. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Pressed glass; Sandwich glass; American glass; Pressed glass lamp reservoir with a glass foot. The reservoir is capped with a double wick fixture typical of whale oil lamps.

3. Telegraph Line Telegraph Line Telegraph; Telegraph cable; Scientific inventions; Communication; Hammersmith, England; Inventions; Electric telegraph A twelve-inch length of wire with two sections of glass tubing used as insulation. The glass tubes are sealed at the joints with wax.

4. Negative, Glass-plate Negative, Glass-plate Illinois; Clothing & dress; Champaign County, Illinois; Photography; Childhood & youth; Education; Wright, Zay; Partial glass plate negative. Picture of Zay Wright in the yard standing under a tree. She is dressed in a white ruffled mid-length dress. She's wearing white sandals with heels, stockings, and has a large...

5. Lamp, Fuel Lamp, Fuel Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Chamber lamp A small glass lamp, bell-shaped, which has a small semicircular glass handle. The pewter cap and wick fixture is fastened to the top of the glass. This lamp has a single wick.

6. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene A small glass lamp, bell-shaped, which has a small semicircular glass handle. The pewter cap and wick fixture is fastened to the top of the glass. This lamp which is very similar to 68.1.1150, is different...

7. Water Vapor Turbine Water Vapor Turbine Water; Turbines; Water vapor; Evaporation; A Century of Progress; World's Fair; Hydraulic turbines; Energy production; Power production This water vapor turbine has two sets of horizontal spiral glass tubes connected by three straight vertical tubes and two glass globes. The small turbine is located in the top globe.

8. Secretary, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Secretary, belonging to Abraham Lincoln Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furniture; Victorian; Antebellum; Furnishings Tall secretary desk with glass front, four bookcases on top, enclosed bottom cupboard, fold-out desk tray. Bookcase has double doors wtih six panes of glass in each door, desk tray which is covered with...

9. Photographic print of the Lincoln Home made from glass plate negative Photographic print of the Lincoln Home made from glass plate negative Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Photo; Print; Home; Springfield, IL; Image; Photograph; Photographs; Prints Black and white photograph of the Lincoln Home made from glass plate negative. Photo showing on man and two children standing at south corner of house, and one person sitting on steps. Photograph is oval...

10. Transparency, lantern slide Transparency, lantern slide United States; Glass slide; Slide transparency; Magic lantern; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toy; Toys Glass rectangular slide with painting pictures of men riding animals: rabbit, bird, frog rooster

11. Lamp, whale oil Lamp, whale oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Hand-blown glass; Glassware Whale oil lamp. It has a hand blown glass lamp reservoir pegged into a crude piece of wood.

12. Lantern, Whale Oil Lantern, Whale Oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Lanterns Hexagonal glass lantern with tin reservoir below; vented lantern cap and handle above.

13. Lamp, Oil Lamp, Oil Whale; Whales; Oil lamp; Whale oil; United States; Light; Lighting device; Patent lamp; London lamp A globe-shaped manufactured glass lamp stamped with the words "London lamp". A tin reflector sits behind a single wick holder which is fitted into a tin screw top lid for the glass portion of the lamp....

14. Lamp, Camphene Lamp, Camphene Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Light; Lighting device; Lamps; Camphene; Peg lamp This lamp has a double wick fixture made of tin, with the characteristically splayed camphene wick holders. It even holds its own wick covers to keep fuel from evaporating. The fixture is fitted onto a...

15. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene depicting circus performers. On the left is a man training a black horse. On the right are two acrobatic clowns performing stunts with papered hoops.

16. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy A rectangular glass slide with five scenes of people hunting in roundels framed in black background.

17. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted animals: a rabbit, a deer, a bear, a wild boar and a fox.

18. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy A rectangular glass slide with five handpainted animal heads in roundels surrounded by a black background. They include: a bulldog, a monkey, a lion, a bear and another dog.

19. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy A rectangular glass slide depicting five children. The first looks at the viewer full face, wears a ruffled collar and holds a whip behind his back; the second, in profile, wears a long coat, a blue feathered...

20. Slide, Magic Lantern Slide, Magic Lantern United States; Glass slide; Magic lantern; Lantern slide; Slide transparency; Lanterns; Entertainment; Toys; Toy A rectangular glass slide with a handpainted scene of four groups enjoying spring and summer activities: two people flying a kite, a man and his dog setting off on a hunt, two girls picking flowers, a...
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