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Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...
Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.
Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...
Description: Albumen print of an elevated view of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbon...
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...
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...
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...
Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.
Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring chromolithograph illustrations of the Deering factory, the grain center of the worl...
Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.
Date: 1871 after
Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...
Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This may be the Eastern end of Mount Zion or the City of David.
Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.
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...
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