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Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Date: 1885 

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: 1884-10-02 before

Description: Foldout menu with a central menu listing, with a banner at the top with hunting rifles, a horn, and fishing poles; and surrounding vignettes of hunters aim...

Date: 1867 

Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: A group of factory workers sit on wooden benches in front of a brick building to have their portrait taken. The workers were employees of the McCormick Rea...

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...

Photograph

Christmas at Church

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Interior view of a church with large Christmas trees on either side of the Neo-Gothic altar. Between the trees is an arched sign proclaiming, in German, "G...

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...

Date: 1891 

Description: Color illustration of the grounds and buildings of the 1893 World's Fair or Columbian Exposition.

Date: 1893 

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

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: 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: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

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 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road, the site where Saint Paul is believed to have converted to Christianity.

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: A cyanotype view of the Horticulture Building at the World's Columbian Exposition with the dome of the Illinois Building in the background. There is a mot...

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