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Date: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype photograph of a man in oriental dress on the Midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. He stands behind a gate; a sign warns, "No Admittance...

Date: 1893 

Description: Cyanotype view of the Illinois Building at Chicago's World's Columbian Exposition showing a gondola and motor launch on the lagoon near a bridge. A wing of...

Photograph

Christoph Hotz

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Vignetted three-quarter head and shoulders studio portrait of Christoph Hotz (1841-1904). He has a full beard and is wearing a suit coat, vest and necktie.

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: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.

Date: 1881 

Description: Front cover of the catalog featuring an embossed silhouette illustration of a man using a horse-drawn Plano harvesting machine.

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: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Waist-up vignetted studio portrait of brother and sister. Conrad Seipp (1883-1909) sits on the lap of his sister Alma (1876-1966) for a half length studio...

Photograph

Passenger Pigeon

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon on a perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whit...

Photograph

The Orb Sisters

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Sisters Margarethe, left, and Catherine Orb pose for a full-length, standing portrait wearing matching dark floor length gowns with fur trimmed short sleev...

Date: 1891 

Description: Dr. Otto L. and Emma Sibylla Seipp Schmidt pose for a vignetted head and shoulders portrait around the time of their marriage. Otto wears a suit and tie. E...

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: 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...

Date: 1896 

Description: A passenger pigeon (center) and a ring dove (left) on a downward sloping perch. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived...

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: 1865-04-11 

Description: Backside of a fund-raising certificate of the U.S. Sanitary Commission appointing Emily Grouch a sergeant in the Army of the American Eagle. The Commissio...

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