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    • 1948-Jan-05

    Philatelic First Day Cover honoring American agricultural scientist and inventor George Washington Carver (1864?-1943). The envelope features an illustrated rendering of Carver and the Tuskegee Institute, as well as a…

    • 1948-Jan-05

    Philatelic First Day Cover honoring American agricultural scientist and inventor George Washington Carver (1864?-1943). The envelope features an illustrated rendering of Carver and the Tuskegee Institute, as well as a…

    • 1948-Jan-05

    Philatelic First Day Cover honoring American agricultural scientist and inventor George Washington Carver (1864?-1943). The envelope features an illustrated rendering of Carver and the George Washington Carver Museum in…

    • 1946

    Currently banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to potential health concerns, this pamphlet outlines how Cyclan, or calcium cyclamate, can be used as an artificial sweetener in place of sugar as a…

    • 1936-Jul-02

    Lee de Forest discusses testing Beckman's film-coating process with antimony. A sample of antimony paper is included.

    • 1927

    Sample book for Naphtol AS dyes, used for "embroidery purposes, for effects in silk, woollen and cotton clothes, for curtains, underwear made of artificial silk, etc." Contains dyeing instructions and 70 mounted dyed…

    • Part of Painting and Decorating Working Methods
    • 1922

    Title page and lesson on the mixing of colored paints from Painting and Decorating Working Methods: A Text Book for the Apprentice and Journeyman House Painter and Decorator. Includes a page of twenty colored paint…

    • 1921

    Part I of a sample book from Farbenfabriken vorm. Friedrich Bayer & Co.—the first incarnation of the modern pharmaceutical company Bayer AG established to manufacture and sell synthetic dyestuffs—containing mounted dyed…

    • 1921

    Part II of a sample book from Farbenfabriken vorm. Friedrich Bayer & Co.—the first incarnation of the modern pharmaceutical company Bayer AG established to manufacture and sell synthetic dyestuffs—containing mounted…

    • 1920

    Sample book for Palatine fast dyes, a trade name for metal-complex dyes where chromium is incorporated into the dyestuffs molecule by the manufacturer. The process for Palatine fast dyes was achieved around 1915 by I.G.…

    • 1918

    Specifications, including mix percentages and instructions, for paints and varnish for the United States War Department. Contains paint samples and standard colors for army equipment such as camouflage, deck and floor…

    • Impression sur laine
    • Prints on Wool
    • 1912

    Sample book with printing instructions and 244 dyed and printed wool fabric samples.

    • 1909

    Plate IV depicting the effect of antitoxin on the local diphtheritic process with description underneath the plate as follows:

    The figures on the left show the gradual increase of the false membrane from the first to…

    • 1900

    Sample book for sulfur dyes on cotton yarn. Contains dyeing instructions and mounted thread samples on folded cards.

    • Indian Tobacco
    • 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun

    Botanical illustration of a branch of Lobelia Inflata, commonly known as "Indian tobacco," including leaves and blooming flowers. “Natural size” is noted after the scientific name of the plant, indicating that the…

    • 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun

    Printed illustration of the stem and leaf of the Lobelia inflata plant under different levels of magnification.

    • Carpenter's Square
    • 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun

    Botanical illustration of a branch of Scrophularia Nodosa, commonly known as "Carpenter's Square," including leaves and blooming flowers. “Natural size” is noted after the scientific name of the plant, indicating that…

    • 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun

    Printed illustration of a section of bark from the magnolia glauca with accompanying explanation providing a key to the layers of the bark. The illustration is magnified 150 diameters.

    • Blue Lobelia
    • 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun

    Botanical illustration of a flowering spike of Lobelia Syphilitica, commonly known as "Blue Lobelia," including leaves and blooming flowers. “Natural size” is noted after the scientific name of the plant, indicating…

    • Pawpaw
    • 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun

    Botanical illustration of a branch of Asimina Triloba, commonly known as "pawpaw," including leaves and blooming flower. “Natural size” is noted after the scientific name of the plant, indicating that the illustration…

    • 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun

    Printed map depicts the eastern half of the United States of America with the distribution of Liriodendron Tulipifera, or tulip tree, spanning from the Florida Panhandle west to Arkansas all the way north through…

    • 1884-Apr – 1887-Jun

    Printed map depicts the eastern half of the United States of America with the distribution of genus magnolia, spanning from northern Florida west to Texas all the way north through Illinois, New York and Massachusetts.…

    • A Treatise on the Art of Padding
    • 1849

    "Comprising practical instructions in the dyeing of shot cobourgs, silk striped orleans, colored orleans from black warps, ditto from white warps, colored cobourgs from white warps, merinos, yarns, woollen cloths, &c.;…

    • Fashion Shades
    • Couleurs Mode
    • Undated

    Sample book with dyeing instructions and 32 mounted fabric samples.

    • Shades on Feathers
    • Teintures sur Plumes

    Sample book with dyeing instructions and an 18-section foldout containing 143 dyed feathers.