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  1. Champaign-Urbana Historic Built Environment
    Collection

    The Illinois Built Environment collection provides to the public a first-hand view of select original documents used to shape the Campus. Among others, items include hand sketches of campus plans, original trace and linen drawings of many of the Central Quadrangle buildings, four separate proposed sketches for the original Library, now known as Altgeld Hall, and watercolor r...
  2. Mapping History at the University of Illinois Collection
    Collection

    The Mapping History at the University of Illinois (MH@UI) collection contains maps, drawings, blueprints, and images of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and Champaign County dating from the 1850s to the present. Maps relate to way-finding, campus and community planning, city zoning, political districting, transportation, humor and cartooning, student housing, re...
  3. University of Illinois Built Environment
    Collection

    In the beginning, the inspiration and actualization of the land-grant Industrial University, what was to become the University of Illinois, required thoughtful planning and a commitment to its built environment. The design and planning decisions made early on would influence all current and future development on the campus of the University of Illinois and its influence on t...
  4. Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915
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    wings
  5. Hewings_Geoffrey.jpg
    Image | 2012

    Geoffrey Hewings - Professor of Geography, Economics, Urban and Regional Planning Director
  6. Entomology Shoot for Illinois Research
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    en00115: Moth. Appeared in Illinois Research magazine, vol. #36, Fall/Winter 1994. no. 3/4. page 22 & 23. photo by David Riecks. 0431-01a.tif, 10.2 x 6.8 at 300ppi. This version at 72ppi. " Thysania agrippina, which originates in Honduras, has the largest known wingspan of any moth. Shown actual size, this moth’s wingspan measures almost 9 inches." ST: Illinois, TYPE: RGB, O...
  7. All-Bisque Kewpie Doll - Reissued Version
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    This is a Kewpie doll with an all-bisque body. It has blue wings on each side of the shoulders. The arms are missing and there is light brown hair painted down the center and back of the head. The cheeks, stomach, feet, and knees are highlighted in pink over light beige . The doll has black "googley eyes" that look to the right.
  8. Lamp, whale oil
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Whale oil lamp. This iron standing lamp has an open cylindrical reservoir which cants (swings).
  9. Hit back with your war savings
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 20 x 30 in., printed for H. M. Stationery Office by J. Weiner Ltd., London.
  10. Graves Mallard Hen Decoy
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A carved and painted mallard hen decoy
  11. Perdew Mallard Drake Decoy
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A mallard drake decoy made of polychromed carved wood with a lead keel weight on the bottom reading "HENRY ... PERDEW ... ILL". The head is green with a yellow beak, reddish brown chest, a white ring around its neck and a blue patch on the wings. Dimensions are 15-3/4" l x 6-1/2" h x 5-1/2" with See LVM1989.008.002 for the hen.
  12. Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny'
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Curtiss JU-4D 'Jenny' is a single-engine biplane. The 'Jenny's' fuselage is painted black and silver, its propeller is black, and its wings are yellow. The plane's height is approximately ten feet, the 'Jenny's' fuselage is twenty-six feet long, and the wingspan is forty-six feet.
  13. Ancient Brick Collection
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A collection of eight ancient clay bricks. Each brick has a cuneiform inscription: 1. "To Nannar, eldest son of Enlil, his king, Urnammu, the mighty man, priest of Erech, King of Ur, King of Sumer and Akkad, has built Etemennigur, his beloved house, and restored it to its place." (Third dynasty of Ur, 2300-2180 B.C.) 2. "Urnammu, king of Ur, builder of the house of Nannar." ...
  14. Octave Chanute Glider Model
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Octave Chanute Glider model is a one-quarter the scale prototype of a full sized glider. Its dimensions are: the height is eight inches high, thirty-six inches wide, forty-eight inches long. The glider is made of wood, twine, oiled cotton cloth, and wire. It has three main wings stacked vertically and a cruciform rudder. The wing and support structures are constructed of...
  15. Supermarine Spitfire Mark 1A
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Mark 1A Spitfire is a World War II fighter plane. It has a single seat, multiple guns, and a variety of other armaments. The length of the fuselage is approximately sixteen feet and the wingspan is approximately thirty-six feet. The aircraft's fuselage and wings are painted dark green and ocean gray and its underbelly and under-wings are painted medium sea gray. Targets ...
  16. All-Bisque Kewpie Doll - Original
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    (Right) This is a Kewpie doll with an all-bisque body. It has light brown hair down the center and back of the head. There are blue wings on each side of the shoulder. The cheeks, stomach, and knees are highlighted in pink over a light beige body. It has black "googley eyes" that look to the right. This doll has one arm missing and one arm unattached and is also broken below...
  17. Lamp, whale oil
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Whale oil lamp. This iron standing lamp has an open cylindrical reservoir which cants (swings).
  18. Delaware Village in Federal Land Survey
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Federal Land Surveyors recorded a Delaware village near the Mackinaw River. The area west of the village is where John Thompson planted his first crop in 1829.
  19. University of Illinois Architecture Building
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    608 E. Lorado Taft Drive, Champaign.
  20. University of Illinois Lincoln Hall, Urbana, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    702 S. Wright Street, Urbana.
  21. University of Illinois Observatory, Champaign, Illinois
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    904 S. Mathews Avenue, Champaign.
  22. If (after Rudyard Kipling)
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Poster, color, 10 x 15 in., composed by the Hon. Secretary of the Savings Group in an aircraft factory. Water stains have been removed from this digital image.
  23. Boeing 40B-2 Air Mail Plane
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    A single-engine biplane. The fuselage is painted green and gray and its wings are red and gray. Wing construction consists of solid spruce wooden poles routed out for lightness, spruce ribs and a plywood leading edge. The fuselage is a welded steel-tube frame covered with fabric. Fuel is carried in two forty and sixty-gallon tanks. The mail compartment is right behind the en...
  24. Boeing 727 Jetliner
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Boeing 727 passenger jet is thirty-four feet tall, 137 feet long, with a wingspan of 110 feet. When the plane is empty it weighs 80,602 pounds
  25. Foucault's Pendulum
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Foucault Pendulum hangs suspended via a sixty-four foot, six inch length of thin cable, has a sixteen-inch diameter brass sphere, filled with lead shot and weighs 650 pounds. Situated underneath the pendulum is a terrazzo platform inlayed with a compass rose, time scale and a circular degree scale. The length of time per swing is 8.9 seconds
  26. Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka'
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    The Junkers Ju-87B-2 Trop. 'Stuka' is a large gullwing-shaped German dive-bomber used during World War II. Its sides and upper surfaces are painted dark forest green with tan sand patterns. Black and white stylized Baltic Crosses are painted on the underside of its wings. The Nazi Swastika is painted in black on both sides of the tailfin.
  27. Credit card featuring Springfield/Lincoln related images
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Plastic credit card featuring drawings of Springfield/Lincoln related images: Old State Capitol
  28. Drawing of the Front Parlor of the Lincoln Home
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Drawing of the Front Parlor of the Lincoln Home, facing west, as it appeared in late 1860 or early 1861. Published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper on March 9, 1861.
  29. Photographic print, depicting the Ninian W. Edwards Home, Springfield, IL
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Reproduced photo of the Ninian W. Edwards Home, Springfield, IL. Taken directly from front. House has two distinct sections and two low wings on either section. Left section has wing, deep porch, double windows, mansard roof, and vertical board door. Right section is set up from left, arch fanlight over door on left, bracketed style (also on left). Snow on ground, two small ...
  30. Loveseat, owned by Rev. Charles Dresser, a friend of the Lincoln family
    Multi-Page Item | 1 pages

    Victorian Rococco style loveseat with exposed walnut trim. Horizontal oval medallion back, flared wing sides, padded arm rests. Carved crest has two upside-down rose buds flanked by open roses, leaves, and scrolls. Upholstery of rose silk brocade with raised floral pattern in same color. Backs of medallion and wings depp-button tufted with double rows of button half-way up. ...