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Men of progress--American inventors.

Author: Christian Schussele; R Mason; John Sartain; Munn & Co. (New York, N.Y.),
Publisher: [New York] : Published by Munn & Co. N.Y., [1863]
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Original artwork : English
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Subject: Imagined group portrait of notable American inventors, gathered in a room, with a large painting of Benjamin Franklin and a mechanical drawing seen hanging on a wall. Various plans and machines are seen scattered in the room around the men.
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Genre/Form: Intaglio prints
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Named Person: W T G Morton; James Bogardus; Samuel Colt; Cyrus Hall McCormick; Joseph Saxton; Charles Goodyear; Peter Cooper; Jordan L Mott; Joseph Henry; Eliphalet Nott; John Ericsson; Frederick Ellsworth Sickels; Samuel Finley Breese Morse; Henry Burden; Richard March Hoe; Erastus B Bigelow; Isaiah Jennings; Thomas Blanchard; Elias Howe
Material Type: Graphic, Original artwork
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Schussele; R Mason; John Sartain; Munn & Co. (New York, N.Y.),
OCLC Number: 566975745
Notes: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1863, by John Skirving, in the clerk's office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
"Printed by R. Mason, N.Y."
"Presented to the subscribers of the Scientific American."
"Proof."
Description: 1 print : engraving ; image and text 61 x 91 cm., on sheet 69 x 99 cm.
Contents: Dr. Morton, etherization --
Bogardus, iron architecture, &c. --
Colt, revolvers --
McCormick, reapers --
Saxton, mint & coast sury. machinery --
Goodyear, vulcanizing gum elastic --
Peter Cooper, gelatine &c. --
Mott, works in iron, fuel &c. --
Frof [sic] Henry, electricity as a motor --
Dr. Nott, management of heat &c. --
Ericsson, caloric engine, monitors &c. --
Sickles, steam cut-off &t. --
Morse, electric telegraph --
Burden, horseshoe machine --
Hoe, rotary press &c. --
Bigelow, carpet loom &c. --
Jennings, friction matches &c. --
Blanchard, eccentric lathe &c. --
Howe, sewing machine.
Other Titles: Scientific American.
Responsibility: The origl. picture by C. Schussele, Phila. 1861. Engd. on steel by John Sartain, Phila. 1862.

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Subject: Imagined group portrait of notable American inventors, gathered in a room, with a large painting of Benjamin Franklin and a mechanical drawing seen hanging on a wall. Various plans and machines are seen scattered in the room around the men.

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