Search results for Type   
Refine your search
Author or Creator
Unknown (16)
Illinois Heritage Asso... (5)
Early American Museum (4)
Mclean County Historic... (4)
Ashanti (African Peopl... (2)
Show more...

Subject / Keywords
Illinois Sanborn Maps ... (14)
Illinois Sanborn Maps ... (7)
Mclean County, Illinoi... (4)
Quilts -- United State... (2)
Aztecs Aztec Art Sculp... (1)
Show more...

select all : clear all : add to favorites results 1-20 of 76 item(s)  page 1 of 4 : ( <<  1  2  3  4  >> ) :: previous : next
 Image: Title: Subject / Keywords: Description:

1. Jack wagon Jack wagon Jack wagon; Covered wagons; Distribution & Transportation Accessory; Westward movement; Carved wooden wagon jack. Painted red. Forged base with two pronged feet and a plate on the side with a cogwheel and a twisted-shank handle. Forged bar inside the jack raises and lowers on the cog wheel...

2. Native American Bandolier Bag Native American Bandolier Bag Pouch; Bags; Native American; Indians of North America; Beads; Celebrations; Decorations; Bandoliers A bandolier bag is a large pouch with a long continuous strap. This one is made of deerskin. The panel between the strap and pouch is covered with black velvet. Along the bottom edge are wool yarn tassels...

3. Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Museum of Science and Industry Cornerstone Cornerstones; Time capsules; Scientific experiments; Viruses; Bacteria; Chemistry; Physics; Duplicates of physically of biologically "alive" experiments in tubes laid in the Museum of Science and Industry's Cornerstone in 1952. Specifically, these tubes contain: slow crystallization, lotus seeds,...

4. Concord Coach Concord Coach Land transportation; Road coach; Transportation; Mail coaches; Concord, New Hampshire; Passenger coaches; Mail delivery; Stagecoaches A nine passenger, Eastern-style Concord road coach. Originally the coach’s body was painted red and its carriage yellow, but the coach has been over painted with the exception of the door scenes. Its...

5. Two Nickels, Obverse and Reverse: no date Two Nickels, Obverse and Reverse: no date Coins; U.S. Mint; 'V' The reverse reads "United States of America," and has a number "5" and "cents." There are thirteen stars for the colonies. The other coin shows a wreath with an indefinable shape in the middle, possibly...

6. Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date Indian Head/Buffalo Nickel, Obverse and Reverse: no date Coins; U.S. Mint; Indian; Bison; Native American On the obverse, an Indian shown in profile. Above is written LIBERTY. Below the date has been worn off. On the reverse is the image of a bison. Above is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, E Pluribus Unum, and below...

7. Lamp, Fuel Lamp, Fuel Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene A copper/brass lamp made of several parts. A saucer base has a ring for hanging it up and a small circular handle. On top of the saucer is a tall cylindrical post on which a canting (tilting) reservoir...

8. Lamp, Fuel Lamp, Fuel Oil lamp; Light; Lighting device; Whaling; Whale; Whales; Whale oil; Camphene; Lard oil A copper/brass lamp made of several parts. A saucer base has a ring for hanging it up and a small circular handle. On top of the saucer is a tall cylindrical post on which a canting (tilting) reservoir...

9. Slave Shackles, c. 1850 Slave Shackles, c. 1850 Slavery; Handcuffs; Stocks (Punishment); Fugitive slaves; Collars; Civil War Plantation owners and overseers used heavy iron shackles to punish and humiliate defiant slaves, both men and women and especially those who tried to run away. Slaves who had been sold were also shackled...

10. Panya Ngombe Face Mask Panya Ngombe Face Mask Zaire; Africa; Masks; Emblems of office; Pende This triangular wood mask is nearly flat and painted all over with a reddish paint. A narrow band of alternating black and white triangles is painted along the outer edge of the face from eye to eye along...

11. Nigerian Cap Mask Nigerian Cap Mask Africa; Masks; Ritual objects; Nigeria; Dancers This wooden mask is hollow and made to set atop a dancer's head. The face has almond-shaped eyes with round holes cut through the middle; a wide, flattened nose, a closed mouth with full lips; almond-shaped...

12. Ghana Wooden Comb Ghana Wooden Comb Ghana; Africa; Hair; Ornaments; Carving; Asanti culture This narrow comb with nine round, tapered tines is carved in one piece from light-colored wood. The large, decorative carved handle is flat on the back but the front is carved in the form of a female figure....

13. Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana Fertility Figure (Akua'ba) Ghana; Africa; Sculptures; Dolls; Asanti culture Carved wooden female figure is an abstraction, with a disproportionally large head. The cylindrical body stands on a short base and the tapering arms extend straight out from the body. The head is a nearly...

14. The downfall of the dictators is assured The downfall of the dictators is assured World War, 1939-1945--Great Britain; War posters, Great Britain; World War II; Fighter planes Poster, color, 19.75 x 29.75 in., printed by Thomas Forman Ltd., Nottingham, England.

15. New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; New York Central Steam Locomotive #999; Rail transportation; Railroads; Steam locomotives; New York City; Chicago, Illinois; Columbian Exposition; World records; Speed records The New York Central 999 steam locomotive and fuel car measure approximately sixteen feet tall, ten feet wide, and forty-eight feet long. The driving wheels are seven feet, two inches tall. The locomotive...

16. Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle Castles; Movie stars; Films; Movies; Motion pictures; Architecture; Miniatures; Fairy tales; Fairies; Hollywood, California Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle is 8 feet, 7 inches in length; 8 feet, 2 inches wide; with the tallest tower standing at 7 feet, 7 inches. It has intricate systems of running water and electricity. It is...

17. Harley-Davidson Sport Model Harley-Davidson Sport Model Motorcycles; Land transportation; Transportation; The Harley-Davidson 1919 Sport Model is a one-passenger motorcycle with a storage rack behind the seat. The gasoline tank is positioned between the chrome handlebars and seat. The cycle’s engine is two-cylinder...

18. Sears Motor Buggy, Model P Sears Motor Buggy, Model P Automobiles; Cars; Motorized buggy; Land transportation; Transportation; Chicago, Illinois The Sears, Roebuck and Co. Motor Buggy Model 'P' automobile seats four passengers. It has carriage wheels and a tiller for steering. The spring wagon body is made of pressed steel. The two-cylinder engine...

19. U-505 Submarine U-505 Submarine Submarines; Submarine warfare; Sea battles; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Transportation; Water transportation; German Navy The U-505 is 252 feet long, thirty-seven feet high at the conning tower and twenty-two feet wide at its widest point. Its maximum speed was 18.3 knots on the surface and 7.3 knots submerged. The submarine...

20. X-Ray Vacuum Tube X-Ray Vacuum Tube X-Rays; Vacuum tubes; Physics; Radiation; Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943; Nobel Prize A long glass tube with a large spherical center. At one end of the tube is an anode and at the other end is a cathode.
select all : clear all : add to favorites results 1-20 of 76 item(s)  page 1 of 4 : ( <<  1  2  3  4  >> ) :: previous : next
powered by CONTENTdm ® | University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Homepage ^ to top ^