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Photograph

Beer Barons

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Six prominent German American brewers pose outdoors, seated around a table, for a portrait labeled "The Poterhouse [sic] Club." Well-dressed in suits and h...

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Office of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market St. Two men and a boy stand outside the office on one side while three men sit on the oth...

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 

Description: Columbian Exposition; North side of Midway Pleasance viewed from Madison Avenue.

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

Photograph

Wisconsin Building

Date: 1893 

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

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.

Date: 1893 

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

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype scenic view of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition grounds showing the U.S. Government Building and a bridge over the lagoon.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the second story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, a...

Date: 1865-05-01 

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...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the Agriculture Building (right) and Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building (left) from the bank of the South Canal at the World's Colu...

Date: 1893 

Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Date: 1890 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for harvesting machinery made by the Plano Manufacturing Company. Features a color illustration of a woman on a stage crown...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the World's Columbian Exposition grounds from near the North Loop elevated railway station, showing the glass dome of the Horticulture...

Date: 1847 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1847. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Michigan Avenue...

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