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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...
Description: View of the Columbian Exposition grounds from Lake Michigan.
Description: Albumen print of the funeral procession of Abraham Lincoln entering Chicago's City Hall. The building is decorated with mourning ribbons for the funeral.
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: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.
Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.
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...
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: Lithograph illustration of downtown Chicago near the Rush Street bridge (a "swing bridge"). The McCormick Reaper Works and other factory buildings are on t...
Description: Stereoview of the Ferris Wheel at the Columbian Exposition at night. A full moon can be seen to the right of the wheel.
Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...
Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the background, there is Herodian architecture and the Hezekiah's Pool.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Foreground: Irish Village in Midway; Background: Buildings in Jackson Park.
Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.
Description: Columbian Exposition, looking through the Ferris wheel.
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...
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