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Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp (1825-1890), seated at left, poses with his second wife, Catherine Orb Seipp (1846-1920), seated to his left, with other family...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the background, there is Herodian architecture and the Hezekiah's Pool.

Date: 1898-12 

Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of the Illinois Central World's Fair Transportation Center at Van Buren Street. Several pedestrians cross a bridge leading to trains and lake...

Date: 1892-05-03 

Description: Tree planting ceremony on the Wooded Island during construction of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. Standing to the left of the tree wrapped with...

Date: 1879 after

Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1893 

Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...

Photograph

Lady Elgin Docked

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...

Photograph

Wisconsin Building

Date: 1893 

Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Foreground: Irish Village in Midway; Background: Buildings in Jackson Park.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road and the garden of Joseph of Arimathea. Joseph of Arimathea was a wealthy ma...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.

Date: 1886 

Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.

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