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Underwood & Underwood
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Image identified by J. S. Ceasel, University of Reading, U.K., as depicting Dan Albone Biggleswade of Bedfordshire, driving his invention, the Ivel tractor, "the first successful English tractor, ca. 1906."

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file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0589
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Bachelet, Emile, 1863-1946
Dates:
Circa 1914
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 6.5 x 8.6 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0302
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Emlie Bachelet (center with his arms elongated), demonstrates and explains to visitors how his magnetically levitated railway works. This takes place at his laboratory in Great Saffron Hall, Hobborn Circus, London.

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Creators:
Bachelet, Emile, 1863-1946
Bachelet, Albert E.
Dates:
Circa 1914
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 6.6 x 8.5 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0302
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Duke and Duchess of Teck come for a demonstration of the Bachelet magnetically-levitated railway of the London laboratory; from the Daily Graphic. Some men wear top hats.

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Bachelet, Emile, 1863-1946
Bachelet, Albert E.
Dates:
Circa 1914
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 6.5 x 8.6 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0302
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Emile Bachelet and the Lord Mayor of London, Sir T. Vansittart Bowater, wearing a top hat, come for a demonstration of the magnetic levitated railway at Bachelet Works in London.

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
Dates:
[1905.]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Figure driving tractor is believed to be Dan Albode Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, inventor of the Ivel tractor, the first successful English tractor, ca. 1906. Identified in the 1980s by J. S. Ceasel, University of Reading, U.K.

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Creators:
Rand, John Goffe, 1801-1873
Dates:
circa 1832-1960
bulk 1832-1873
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.randjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of inventor and portrait painter John Goffe Rand measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1832-1960, bulk 1832-1873. Included are biographical sketches, a will, lists of portraits by Rand, a small amount of correspondence, files regarding Rand's invention of the collapsible artists' paint tube, clippings, a photo, and an example of one of the first paint tubes made in a factory.

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United States. Department of State
Dates:
1915-1916
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1181
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Lawrence Burst Sperry (1892-1923) was a pilot and inventor who is best known for creating the first autopilot and artificial horizon, as well as other aircraft instruments and developing landing gear for use on flying boats. This collection consists of a passport issued to Lawrence Burst Sperry by the US Department of State.

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Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872
Dates:
1826-2009
bulk 1826-1871
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.morsesam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse date from 1826-2009 (bulk 1826-1871), and measure 0.4 linear feet. This small collection documents Morse's role in the early years of the National Academy of Design through his correspondence as the academy's first president, and also includes scattered biographical material, Morse's writings and notes on art from that period, printed material including clippings about Morse and an exhibition catalog, eight photographs, including one of Morse, and a microfilm reel of one of Morse's sketchbooks.

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Creators:
Bachelet, Emile, 1863-1946
Bachelet, Albert E.
Dates:
1890 - 1973
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0302
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Emile Bachelet, inventor of electro-magnetic therapeutic devices for the treatment of rheumatism.

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