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Background imageInventors Collection: Meckler-Allen Aeroplane, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Meckler-Allen Aeroplane, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Meckler-Allen Aeroplane, between c1910 and c1915.

Background imageInventors Collection: Wright Bros. Flight, between 1909 and 1912. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Wright Bros

Wright Bros. Flight, between 1909 and 1912. Creator: Harris & Ewing. Wright Bros. Flight, between 1909 and 1912
Wright Bros. Flight, between 1909 and 1912. American aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright are generally credited with inventing, building

Background imageInventors Collection: Machine to produce gold foil, ca 1493. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Machine to produce gold foil, ca 1493. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Machine to produce gold foil, ca 1493. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Fountain. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Fountain. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Fountain. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Study of two mortars able to throw explosive bombs, 1478-1518. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci

Study of two mortars able to throw explosive bombs, 1478-1518. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci
Study of two mortars able to throw explosive bombs, 1478-1518. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Wilbur Wright in the flyer, 1908. Creator: Anonymous

Wilbur Wright in the flyer, 1908. Creator: Anonymous
Wilbur Wright in the flyer, 1908. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: L Exposition aerienne, c. 1908. Creator: Munier, J. (active ca 1900)

L Exposition aerienne, c. 1908. Creator: Munier, J. (active ca 1900)
L Exposition aerienne, c. 1908. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: Men of Progress, 1862. Creator: Christian Schussele

Men of Progress, 1862. Creator: Christian Schussele
Men of Progress, 1862

Background imageInventors Collection: Sketch of a bombing with study of the projectiles trajectories and Study of a horse …

Sketch of a bombing with study of the projectiles trajectories and Study of a horse …
Sketch of a bombing with study of the projectiles trajectories. (right) and Study of a horse for the Battle of Anghiari, 1478-1518. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Automated turnspit: the upper one is moved by a counterweight, the lower one by hot air, c

Automated turnspit: the upper one is moved by a counterweight, the lower one by hot air, c. 1480. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Design for a mechanical wing, 1478-1518. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Design for a mechanical wing, 1478-1518. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Design for a mechanical wing, 1478-1518. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: The city of Milan. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

The city of Milan. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The city of Milan. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: The Silver Dart AEA Drome No. 4 by Alexander Graham Bell, 1908. Artist: Anonymous

The Silver Dart AEA Drome No. 4 by Alexander Graham Bell, 1908. Artist: Anonymous
The Silver Dart AEA Drome No. 4 by Alexander Graham Bell, 1908. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: View of glider flying as a kite, 1900. Artist: Wright Brothers, (Orville and Wilbur)

View of glider flying as a kite, 1900. Artist: Wright Brothers, (Orville and Wilbur)
View of glider flying as a kite, 1900. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: Water pumps, c. 1480. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Water pumps, c. 1480. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Water pumps, c. 1480. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: The Bridge ( Ponte salvatico ). Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

The Bridge ( Ponte salvatico ). Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
The Bridge (" Ponte salvatico" ). Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Perspectograph (optical instrument), Between 1480 and 1518. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Perspectograph (optical instrument), Between 1480 and 1518. Creator: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
Perspectograph (optical instrument), Between 1480 and 1518. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Sir Frederick William Herschel (1738 - 1822), pub. 1867. Creator: Julia Margaret Cameron

Sir Frederick William Herschel (1738 - 1822), pub. 1867. Creator: Julia Margaret Cameron
Sir Frederick William Herschel (1738 - 1822) pub. 1867 (photograph). Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792 ? 1871); English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor

Background imageInventors Collection: Study for the fortifications of Porta al Prato di Ognissanti in Florence, ca 1529

Study for the fortifications of Porta al Prato di Ognissanti in Florence, ca 1529. Found in the Collection of Casa Buonarroti, Florence

Background imageInventors Collection: Design for a mechanical wing, 1478-1518

Design for a mechanical wing, 1478-1518. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Catapulta, 1478-1518

Catapulta, 1478-1518. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana

Background imageInventors Collection: Photophone by Alexander Graham Bell, 1882. Artist: Anonymous

Photophone by Alexander Graham Bell, 1882. Artist: Anonymous
Photophone by Alexander Graham Bell, 1882. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: Advertisement for the Edison Mimeograph, 1900s-1910s. Artist: Anonymous

Advertisement for the Edison Mimeograph, 1900s-1910s. Artist: Anonymous
Advertisement for the Edison Mimeograph, 1900s-1910s. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: San Francisco Parlor with Kinetoscopes, 1894-1895. Artist: Anonymous

San Francisco Parlor with Kinetoscopes, 1894-1895. Artist: Anonymous
San Francisco Parlor with Kinetoscopes, 1894-1895. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: Archimedes Siege Catapult. From The Histories by Polybius, 1727. Artist: Anonymous

Archimedes Siege Catapult. From The Histories by Polybius, 1727. Artist: Anonymous
Archimedes Siege Catapult. From The Histories by Polybius, 1727. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: The Westinghouse Alternating Current Motor by Nikola Tesla, 1888-1889. Artist: Anonymous

The Westinghouse Alternating Current Motor by Nikola Tesla, 1888-1889. Artist: Anonymous
The Westinghouse Alternating Current Motor by Nikola Tesla, 1888-1889. Private Collection

Background imageInventors Collection: Portrait of Sir Frederick William Herschel (1738- 1822), 1785. Creator: Lemuel Abbott (1760-1802)

Portrait of Sir Frederick William Herschel (1738- 1822), 1785. Creator: Lemuel Abbott (1760-1802)
Portrait of Sir Frederick William Herschel (1738- 1822), 1785 (oil on canvas). Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792)

Background imageInventors Collection: Catapults, c. 1490

Catapults, c. 1490. Found in the Collection of Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana


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