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Image of 1968.023.002 - Knapp Silver Prize Medal, 1891. Silver Medal from the Mechanics Institute of San Francisco awarded for Industrial Exhibition to R.I. Knapp for best side hill plow in 1891. Medal is round and flat with raised edge on both sides. Embossed on one side are three female figures. Central figure is standing with arms extended out to both sides with laurel wreaths in each hand. Figure seated on the left is holding a hammer which is resting on a anvil with a compass and what appears to be a mechanical round cog leaning against it. The figure seated on the right is seated on a plow, her right arm is cradling a sickle and a bushel of wheat and grapes, a painter's palette and lyre are resting against her leg. On the left, in the background, there appears a train with smoke billowing out of the stack, behind the train there appears to be a bridge and a hill. On the right, in the background, there is a body of water with a boat sailing in it. The other side of the medal is embossed with a wreath around the lower edge. Embossed text at the top reads, " INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  /  AWARDED TO." Etched beneath is: "R.I. Knapp.  /  BEST  /  SIDE HILL PLOW.  /  1891."Silver medal from the Mechanics Institute of San Francisco awarded for Industrial Exhibition to R.I. Knapp Side Hill Plow in 1891.

1968.023.002 - Knapp Silver Prize Medal, 1891. Silver Medal from the Mechanics Institute of San Francisco awarded for Industrial Exhibition to R.I. Knapp for best side hill plow in 1891. Medal is round and flat with raised edge on both sides. Embossed on one side are three female figures. Central figure is standing with arms extended out to both sides with laurel wreaths in each hand. Figure seated on the left is holding a hammer which is resting on a anvil with a compass and what appears to be a mechanical round cog leaning against it. The figure seated on the right is seated on a plow, her right arm is cradling a sickle and a bushel of wheat and grapes, a painter's palette and lyre are resting against her leg. On the left, in the background, there appears a train with smoke billowing out of the stack, behind the train there appears to be a bridge and a hill. On the right, in the background, there is a body of water with a boat sailing in it. The other side of the medal is embossed with a wreath around the lower edge. Embossed text at the top reads, " INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION / AWARDED TO." Etched beneath is: "R.I. Knapp. / BEST / SIDE HILL PLOW. / 1891."Silver medal from the Mechanics Institute of San Francisco awarded for Industrial Exhibition to R.I. Knapp Side Hill Plow in 1891.

Knapp Silver Prize Medal, 1891. Silver Medal from the Mechanics Institute of San Francisco awarded for Industrial Exhibition to R.I. Knapp for best side hill plow in 1891. Medal is round and flat with raised edge on both sides. Embossed on one side are three female figures. Central figure is standing with arms extended out to both sides with laurel wreaths in each hand. Figure seated on the left is holding a hammer which is resting on a anvil with a compass and what appears to be a mechanical round cog leaning against it. The figure seated on the right is seated on a plow, her right arm is cradling a sickle and a bushel of wheat and grapes, a painter's palette and lyre are resting against her

Image of 1968.023.001 - Knapp Copper Prize Medal, 1886. Copper medal from the Mechanics Institute of San Francisco awarded for Industrial Exhibition to R.I. Knapp Side Hill Plow in 1886. Medal is round and flat with a raised edge on both sides. Embossed on one side are three female figures, the center one standing holding a laurel wreath in each hand. Seated figure on left is holding a hammer resting on an anvil with a compass leaning against it. Seated figure on right is straddling a plow and leaning against a bushel of wheat(?) and grapes. Other side of medal is embossed with a wreath around the lower edge. Embossed text at top reads, "INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION  /  AWARDED TO." Etched beneath is: " R.I Knapp  /  Side Hill  /  PLOW  /  1886."

1968.023.001 - Knapp Copper Prize Medal, 1886. Copper medal from the Mechanics Institute of San Francisco awarded for Industrial Exhibition to R.I. Knapp Side Hill Plow in 1886. Medal is round and flat with a raised edge on both sides. Embossed on one side are three female figures, the center one standing holding a laurel wreath in each hand. Seated figure on left is holding a hammer resting on an anvil with a compass leaning against it. Seated figure on right is straddling a plow and leaning against a bushel of wheat(?) and grapes. Other side of medal is embossed with a wreath around the lower edge. Embossed text at top reads, "INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION / AWARDED TO." Etched beneath is: " R.I Knapp / Side Hill / PLOW / 1886."

Knapp Copper Prize Medal, 1886. Copper medal from the Mechanics Institute of San Francisco awarded for Industrial Exhibition to R.I. Knapp Side Hill Plow in 1886. Medal is round and flat with a raised edge on both sides. Embossed on one side are three female figures, the center one standing holding a laurel wreath in each hand. Seated figure on left is holding a hammer resting on an anvil with a compass leaning against it. Seated figure on right is straddling a plow and leaning against a bushel of wheat(?) and grapes. Other side of medal is embossed with a wreath around the lower edge. Embossed text at top reads, "INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION / AWARDED TO." Etched beneath is: " R.I Knapp / Side

Image of 1975.226.001 - Coburn Branding Iron, c. 1872-1916. Cylindrical metal rod extends length of tool.  Metal rod splits into three metal tongs.  Three metal tongs attach to rounded, C-shaped brand.  Top of metal handle is shaped in a ring.  Cylindrical rod is slightly curved from use.

1975.226.001 - Coburn Branding Iron, c. 1872-1916. Cylindrical metal rod extends length of tool. Metal rod splits into three metal tongs. Three metal tongs attach to rounded, C-shaped brand. Top of metal handle is shaped in a ring. Cylindrical rod is slightly curved from use.

Coburn Branding Iron, c. 1872-1916. Cylindrical metal rod extends length of tool. Metal rod splits into three metal tongs. Three metal tongs attach to rounded, C-shaped brand. Top of metal handle is shaped in a ring. Cylindrical rod is slightly curved from use.

Image of 1976.151.002 - Hay Hook, c. 1880-1900.  Hook has a solid iron hook with a pointed end that is affixed to a slightly bulbous cylindrical oak wooden handle through the center.  Wooden handle is split into two sections mounted to either side of hook top end so that handle spins when hook is in use.

1976.151.002 - Hay Hook, c. 1880-1900. Hook has a solid iron hook with a pointed end that is affixed to a slightly bulbous cylindrical oak wooden handle through the center. Wooden handle is split into two sections mounted to either side of hook top end so that handle spins when hook is in use.

Hay Hook, c. 1880-1900. Hook has a solid iron hook with a pointed end that is affixed to a slightly bulbous cylindrical oak wooden handle through the center. Wooden handle is split into two sections mounted to either side of hook top end so that handle spins when hook is in use.

Image of 1997.020.001 - Oliver 33 steel-beam walking plow has a steel beam that is painted red.  Oak handles with clear varnish have two wooden dowel cross-bars.  Beam is affixed to blade with red-painted parts and a red steel angled cross-bar is just above blade for support.

1997.020.001 - Oliver 33 steel-beam walking plow has a steel beam that is painted red. Oak handles with clear varnish have two wooden dowel cross-bars. Beam is affixed to blade with red-painted parts and a red steel angled cross-bar is just above blade for support.

Oliver 33 steel-beam walking plow has a steel beam that is painted red. Oak handles with clear varnish have two wooden dowel cross-bars. Beam is affixed to blade with red-painted parts and a red steel angled cross-bar is just above blade for support.

Image of 1997.020.002 - Wood-beam walking plow is made in the John Deere style.  It has a solid oak beam and handles with clear varnish; steel blade attachment, wheel, wheel mount and vertical bracket for mounting rigging are painted green.  Steel cross bar and angle rod that connects handles to beam are painted red.

1997.020.002 - Wood-beam walking plow is made in the John Deere style. It has a solid oak beam and handles with clear varnish; steel blade attachment, wheel, wheel mount and vertical bracket for mounting rigging are painted green. Steel cross bar and angle rod that connects handles to beam are painted red.

Wood-beam walking plow is made in the John Deere style. It has a solid oak beam and handles with clear varnish; steel blade attachment, wheel, wheel mount and vertical bracket for mounting rigging are painted green. Steel cross bar and angle rod that connects handles to beam are painted red.

Image of 1997.020.003 - Seeder is in pieces.  Steel or iron parts attached to wooden unfinished handles include a wheel, rod and brackets.  Large metal front wheel is not attached.  No basket to hold seed is present.  An aluminum metal corner bracket extends most of the length of the right handle.

1997.020.003 - Seeder is in pieces. Steel or iron parts attached to wooden unfinished handles include a wheel, rod and brackets. Large metal front wheel is not attached. No basket to hold seed is present. An aluminum metal corner bracket extends most of the length of the right handle.

Seeder is in pieces. Steel or iron parts attached to wooden unfinished handles include a wheel, rod and brackets. Large metal front wheel is not attached. No basket to hold seed is present. An aluminum metal corner bracket extends most of the length of the right handle.

Image of 2013.007.001 - Company garden cultivator has wooden handles with wood cross beam ending at 6-spoked iron wheel which is painted green.  Small V-shaped spike tooth cultivator unit with four spikes that sits just behind wheel is also painted green.  Wooden grips are affixed to squared iron loops at handle ends.

2013.007.001 - Company garden cultivator has wooden handles with wood cross beam ending at 6-spoked iron wheel which is painted green. Small V-shaped spike tooth cultivator unit with four spikes that sits just behind wheel is also painted green. Wooden grips are affixed to squared iron loops at handle ends.

Company garden cultivator has wooden handles with wood cross beam ending at 6-spoked iron wheel which is painted green. Small V-shaped spike tooth cultivator unit with four spikes that sits just behind wheel is also painted green. Wooden grips are affixed to squared iron loops at handle ends.

Image of 2013.007.013 - Cavalli Scythe, c. 1927-1933. Serpentine cylindrical wooden handle with two perpendicular wooden handles. Two metal screws attach scythe blade. Blade is curved with raised top edge.

2013.007.013 - Cavalli Scythe, c. 1927-1933. Serpentine cylindrical wooden handle with two perpendicular wooden handles. Two metal screws attach scythe blade. Blade is curved with raised top edge.

Cavalli Scythe, c. 1927-1933. Serpentine cylindrical wooden handle with two perpendicular wooden handles. Two metal screws attach scythe blade. Blade is curved with raised top edge.

Image of 2013.007.030 - Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Double cylindrical wooden block with two metal rings for pulley system.  Metal rings connected to wooden block through metal rod.  Metal ring connected to wooden block attaches metal U-hook tackle.

2013.007.030 - Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Double cylindrical wooden block with two metal rings for pulley system. Metal rings connected to wooden block through metal rod. Metal ring connected to wooden block attaches metal U-hook tackle.

Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Double cylindrical wooden block with two metal rings for pulley system. Metal rings connected to wooden block through metal rod. Metal ring connected to wooden block attaches metal U-hook tackle.

Image of 2013.007.031 - Triple Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Triple cylindrical metal block with three metal rings for pulley system.  Metal rings connected to metal block with steel rod.  Ring connected to metal block attaches metal J-hook tackle. Either sides of metal block have embossed stars.

2013.007.031 - Triple Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Triple cylindrical metal block with three metal rings for pulley system. Metal rings connected to metal block with steel rod. Ring connected to metal block attaches metal J-hook tackle. Either sides of metal block have embossed stars.

Triple Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Triple cylindrical metal block with three metal rings for pulley system. Metal rings connected to metal block with steel rod. Ring connected to metal block attaches metal J-hook tackle. Either sides of metal block have embossed stars.

Image of 2013.007.034 - Single Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Black painted single cylindrical wooden block with metal ring for pulley system.  Metal ring connected to wooden block through metal rod.  Metal ring connected to wooden block attaches metal two J-hook tackles.  Other end of wooden block has two metal pieces securing metal ring.

2013.007.034 - Single Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Black painted single cylindrical wooden block with metal ring for pulley system. Metal ring connected to wooden block through metal rod. Metal ring connected to wooden block attaches metal two J-hook tackles. Other end of wooden block has two metal pieces securing metal ring.

Single Block and Tackle, c. 1930-1960. Black painted single cylindrical wooden block with metal ring for pulley system. Metal ring connected to wooden block through metal rod. Metal ring connected to wooden block attaches metal two J-hook tackles. Other end of wooden block has two metal pieces securing metal ring.

Image of RF2009.005 - John Deer Two Row Two Horse-drawn Corn Seeder is made of wood and metal.  Horse tree in front is wood painted yellow attached to iron parts painted green.  Back iron seat and wheels are painted yellow.  Wheels have double rims with single spoke between them.  All other parts are green-painted metal.  In front of the wheels are two blades for creating grooves in the earth.  Above them are two metal buckets made of steel for holding corn seed.  Rotors at buckets' base spin to release corn for planting.  There is a spring-loaded lever in front of seat for controlling seed disbursement.  A yellow nylon rope is tied to front metal end of horse tree.  Large canisters indicate that this seeder was used for planting corn or other plants with large seeds.

RF2009.005 - John Deer Two Row Two Horse-drawn Corn Seeder is made of wood and metal. Horse tree in front is wood painted yellow attached to iron parts painted green. Back iron seat and wheels are painted yellow. Wheels have double rims with single spoke between them. All other parts are green-painted metal. In front of the wheels are two blades for creating grooves in the earth. Above them are two metal buckets made of steel for holding corn seed. Rotors at buckets' base spin to release corn for planting. There is a spring-loaded lever in front of seat for controlling seed disbursement. A yellow nylon rope is tied to front metal end of horse tree. Large canisters indicate that this seeder was used for planting corn or other plants with large seeds.

John Deer Two Row Two Horse-drawn Corn Seeder is made of wood and metal. Horse tree in front is wood painted yellow attached to iron parts painted green. Back iron seat and wheels are painted yellow. Wheels have double rims with single spoke between them. All other parts are green-painted metal. In front of the wheels are two blades for creating grooves in the earth. Above them are two metal buckets made of steel for holding corn seed. Rotors at buckets' base spin to release corn for planting. There is a spring-loaded lever in front of seat for controlling seed disbursement. A yellow nylon rope is tied to front metal end of horse tree. Large canisters indicate that this seeder was u

Image of RF2010.001 - John Deere wood-beam walking plow has a red painted beam, front wheel, cross bar and metal rod connecting handles to beam.  Metal part attaching blade to beam is painted green.  Handles are oak with a clear varnish.  Front double bracket has six holes on each side for attaching horse rigging.

RF2010.001 - John Deere wood-beam walking plow has a red painted beam, front wheel, cross bar and metal rod connecting handles to beam. Metal part attaching blade to beam is painted green. Handles are oak with a clear varnish. Front double bracket has six holes on each side for attaching horse rigging.

John Deere wood-beam walking plow has a red painted beam, front wheel, cross bar and metal rod connecting handles to beam. Metal part attaching blade to beam is painted green. Handles are oak with a clear varnish. Front double bracket has six holes on each side for attaching horse rigging.

Image of RF2010.002 - Iron hay rake has five curved pointed times and a long oak wooden handle.  There is an iron W-shaped rod mounted to base of handle and base of tines - possibly to connect to another piece of machinery?

RF2010.002 - Iron hay rake has five curved pointed times and a long oak wooden handle. There is an iron W-shaped rod mounted to base of handle and base of tines - possibly to connect to another piece of machinery?

Iron hay rake has five curved pointed times and a long oak wooden handle. There is an iron W-shaped rod mounted to base of handle and base of tines - possibly to connect to another piece of machinery?

Image of RF2010.003 - Large, flat, iron shovel with short oak wooden handle that has a two cylindrical shaft and a hand-carved U-shaped end with a D-shaped opening to form a handle grip.  It appears that iron rods have been inserted above and below handle opening for strength and support.

RF2010.003 - Large, flat, iron shovel with short oak wooden handle that has a two cylindrical shaft and a hand-carved U-shaped end with a D-shaped opening to form a handle grip. It appears that iron rods have been inserted above and below handle opening for strength and support.

Large, flat, iron shovel with short oak wooden handle that has a two cylindrical shaft and a hand-carved U-shaped end with a D-shaped opening to form a handle grip. It appears that iron rods have been inserted above and below handle opening for strength and support.

Image of RF2010.004 - Scythe has curved iron blade, painted red, with curved oak wooden handle.  Two perpendicular handle grips are mounted with iron rods and brackets near handle end.

RF2010.004 - Scythe has curved iron blade, painted red, with curved oak wooden handle. Two perpendicular handle grips are mounted with iron rods and brackets near handle end.

Scythe has curved iron blade, painted red, with curved oak wooden handle. Two perpendicular handle grips are mounted with iron rods and brackets near handle end.

Image of RF2003.061 - John Deere iron-beam single horse-drawn walking plow.  Single blade plow is iron, painted green, with wooden handles attached at "V" behind blade and mounted to front bar with iron braces that have been painted red.  Wooden handles are finished with a clear laquer.

RF2003.061 - John Deere iron-beam single horse-drawn walking plow. Single blade plow is iron, painted green, with wooden handles attached at "V" behind blade and mounted to front bar with iron braces that have been painted red. Wooden handles are finished with a clear laquer.

John Deere iron-beam single horse-drawn walking plow. Single blade plow is iron, painted green, with wooden handles attached at "V" behind blade and mounted to front bar with iron braces that have been painted red. Wooden handles are finished with a clear laquer.

Image of RF2003.062 - Oliver No. 2 vineyard plow is solid steel except for oak grips on handles.  Blade, body and handles are painted green, while angle rod and wheel are painted black.

RF2003.062 - Oliver No. 2 vineyard plow is solid steel except for oak grips on handles. Blade, body and handles are painted green, while angle rod and wheel are painted black.

Oliver No. 2 vineyard plow is solid steel except for oak grips on handles. Blade, body and handles are painted green, while angle rod and wheel are painted black.

Image of RF2011.002 - Spring-tooth harrow is solid metal and in two pieces.  Each piece has three rows of springs:  one has 3, 3 and 2 in each row and the other has 2, 3 and 2 in each row.  Both have vertical levers at one end.

RF2011.002 - Spring-tooth harrow is solid metal and in two pieces. Each piece has three rows of springs: one has 3, 3 and 2 in each row and the other has 2, 3 and 2 in each row. Both have vertical levers at one end.

Spring-tooth harrow is solid metal and in two pieces. Each piece has three rows of springs: one has 3, 3 and 2 in each row and the other has 2, 3 and 2 in each row. Both have vertical levers at one end.