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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: 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: 1897 ca.
Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.
Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.
Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.
Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.
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...
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...
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: View from shoreline of replicas of Columbus' ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria sailing into dock at Chicago's Jackson Park.
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: 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.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Foreground: Irish Village in Midway; Background: Buildings in Jackson Park.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).
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.
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Panoramic view of downtown Chicago before the fire of 1871. The photograph was taken from the South side of the Chicago River, looking Northeast. The Rush...
Description: Engraved bird's-eye view illustration of the "McCormick Harvesting Machine Company's Works," including railroad cars, smoke from smokestacks and factory wo...
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