"A massive square framework of wood, mounted on six sarp disc wheels, each about two feet in diameter, which cut deep into the ground, and on the lightest land they can hold as effectually to resist the pull of the rope which is passed around the sheave beneath." — Chambers, 1881

Fowler's Anchor

"A massive square framework of wood, mounted on six sarp disc wheels, each about two feet in diameter,…

"In 1854, Mr. Fowler exhibited his patent steam-draining apparatus at the Lincoln meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society of England; and from this time may be dated the practical history of cultivation of the land byy steam; for the idea that such an apparatus could be wrought advantageously in other field-operations entered the mind of a practical farmer, Mr. Smith of Woolston, near Bletchley; and under the direction of Mr. Fowler, he got construced an apparatus with modifications." — Chambers, 1881

Fowler's Steam-engine

"In 1854, Mr. Fowler exhibited his patent steam-draining apparatus at the Lincoln meeting of the Royal…

This illustration shows the assassination of President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth.

Lincoln Assassination

This illustration shows the assassination of President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth.

Lincolns assassination at Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.

Lincoln Assassination

Lincolns assassination at Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth.

"Sectional compartment of the Nave of Lincoln Cathedral." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Lincoln Cathedral

"Sectional compartment of the Nave of Lincoln Cathedral." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

"Sectional compartment of the Choir of Lincoln Cathedral." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Lincoln Cathedral

"Sectional compartment of the Choir of Lincoln Cathedral." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

The chapel of Lincoln College.

Lincoln College

The chapel of Lincoln College.

A medal awarded to brave Union soldiers in the Civil War.

Lincoln Medal

A medal awarded to brave Union soldiers in the Civil War.

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

The sixteenth president of the United States, born in Hardin county, Kentucky, Feb. 12, 1809; died April 15, 1865. He was a great opposer of slavery.

Abraham Lincoln

The sixteenth president of the United States, born in Hardin county, Kentucky, Feb. 12, 1809; died April…

Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States, and president of the Union during the Civil War.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States, and president of the Union during the Civil…

Lincoln's death, after being shot by John Wilkes Booth.

The Death-Bed of President Lincoln

Lincoln's death, after being shot by John Wilkes Booth.

Son of Abraham Lincoln and U. S. Secretary of War under President Garfield's administration.

Robert Todd Lincoln

Son of Abraham Lincoln and U. S. Secretary of War under President Garfield's administration.

An illustration of the portrait side of a U.S. Penny.

Portrait on a Penny

An illustration of the portrait side of a U.S. Penny.

The reward poster ordered by te Secretary of War after President Lincoln's assassination.

Reward Poster

The reward poster ordered by te Secretary of War after President Lincoln's assassination.

Secretary of State under President Lincoln

William H. Seward

Secretary of State under President Lincoln

Lincoln and Negretti sheep.

Sheep

Lincoln and Negretti sheep.

President Lincoln and his son Tad.

Tad

President Lincoln and his son Tad.