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

Magic Lantern Slides

Multiple long glass plate slides painted with images to be used with a projector. A total of 18 slides are stored in two wooden boxes along with a black painted wood slide holder. One series of slides features signs of the zodiac and other astronomical themes, and those are signed C. Burton and dated 1847 in the lower right corner.

Artifact/Collection Number: AC 00403

Location: Shelf 39

Subject: Scientific Equipment, Photography

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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