1840-1849

Early Electric Motor

A motor comprised on a brass-colored metal cylinder with several holes at the top of its sides and bottom. On the top between the two bent pipes sticking out is the text engraved ".01 - OHM MORRIS E. LEEDS & CO. PHILADELPHIA 3713". 

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00405

Location: Shelf 37

Subject: Scientific Equipment, Electric Motor

Format: Scientific Equipment

Roger Brooke Taney Miniature Portrait, c.1840

Oval miniature portrait of Roger Brooke Taney, enclosed in brown molded leather case and framed by a gold plate, and lined with burgundy velvet fabric.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00285

Location: Shelf 25

Subject: Portraits

Format: Artwork/Photography

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