This item is part of the Dominick Labino collection.
Labino displayed an aptitude for invention and during his freshman year in college at the Carnegie Institute of Technology he created the "world's smallest engine" and kept it inside a hickory nut shell.
Photograph is of Labino, holding his little engine, with newspaper clipping laid on desk.
Dominick Labino collection
Sent to photography October 2011 (photography no. 1000062247).
Reproduction displayed in the exhibition titled "Founders of American Studio Glass: Dominick Labino" held at the Rakow Research Library from November 17, 2011-January 6, 2013.