Wyandote Dairyman’s Cleaner and Cleanser is the winner.
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Wyandote Dairyman’s Cleaner and Cleanser is the winner.

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Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit! Hello December.
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From the London edition of Public and Private Life of Animals, Illustrated by J.J. Grandville, 1876 Via archive.org

Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit! Hello December.

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From the London edition of Public and Private Life of Animals, Illustrated by J.J. Grandville, 1876
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White lines showing camera range. (ca. 1928-1934) 
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White lines showing camera range. (ca. 1928-1934)

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Robert Hooke’s drawing of a flea in his Micrographia published in 1665.

Robert Hooke’s drawing of a flea in his Micrographia published in 1665.

Happy Birthday Robert Hooke (28 July 1635 – 3 March 1703)
Hooke’s microscope, from an engraving in Micrographia.

Happy Birthday Robert Hooke (28 July 1635 – 3 March 1703)

Hooke’s microscope, from an engraving in Micrographia.

Geronimo toy accessories by Marx

Geronimo toy accessories by Marx

June 13, 1822 – Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled “Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables”.

June 13, 1822 – Charles Babbage proposes a difference engine in a paper to the Royal Astronomical Society entitled “Note on the application of machinery to the computation of astronomical and mathematical tables”.

Happy Birthday, Chang and Eng Bunker (May 11, 1811 – January 17, 1874)
Lithograph by C. Motte, 1839
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Happy Birthday, Chang and Eng Bunker (May 11, 1811 – January 17, 1874)

Lithograph by C. Motte, 1839

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Happy Birthday, Karl Friedrich Hieronymus, Freiherr von Münchhausen (11 May 1720 – 22 February 1797)
Münchhausen riding on a cannon ball, August von Wille (1828-1887)

Happy Birthday, Karl Friedrich Hieronymus, Freiherr von Münchhausen (11 May 1720 – 22 February 1797)

Münchhausen riding on a cannon ball, August von Wille (1828-1887)

May 6, 1844 – The Glaciarium, the world’s first mechanically frozen ice rink, opens in England.
Interior of the Glaciarium in 1876

May 6, 1844 – The Glaciarium, the world’s first mechanically frozen ice rink, opens in England.

Interior of the Glaciarium in 1876

S.A. Mitchell, A time table indicating the difference in time between the principal cities of the World, 1870
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S.A. Mitchell, A time table indicating the difference in time between the principal cities of the World, 1870

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Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States. Elliot, William, 1773?-1837. CREATED/PUBLISHED [Washington, D.C. : S.A. Elliot, 1822]
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Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States. Elliot, William, 1773?-1837. CREATED/PUBLISHED [Washington, D.C. : S.A. Elliot, 1822]

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May 3, 1802 – Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city.
District of Columbia. Bradford, T. G. 1802-1887. (Thomas Gamaliel), CREATED/PUBLISHED [Boston : T.G. Bradford, 1835]
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May 3, 1802 – Washington, D.C. is incorporated as a city.

District of Columbia. Bradford, T. G. 1802-1887. (Thomas Gamaliel), CREATED/PUBLISHED [Boston : T.G. Bradford, 1835]

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Removing the cobra’s “snakestone”, Athanasius Kircher

Man preparing to attack cobras to remove the “snakestone”, a magnetic antidote to the poison of the snake, from China Illustrata, p. 81.
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Removing the cobra’s “snakestone”, Athanasius Kircher

Man preparing to attack cobras to remove the “snakestone”, a magnetic antidote to the poison of the snake, from China Illustrata, p. 81.

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