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Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A standing full-length cabinet card portrait of William Conrad Seipp, the oldest son of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. He rests his left forearm on an ornate...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Emma Seipp, third from left in second row, poses with eight other young women against a carved studio prop and painted backdrop. Two of the other women, Em...

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

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

Date: 1886-05-04 

Description: A photograph of a painting depicting the bomb exploding at police as they approach the wagon to tell the crowd to disperse from Haymarket Square. Shrapnel...

Photograph

Conrad Seipp Jr.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: A young Conrad Seipp Jr. stands on an oversized chair for a full-length studio portrait. He is wearing a skirt over long stockings, a jacket and white blou...

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.

Book or Pamphlet

Deering & Company Catalog

Date: 1894 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog for William Deering & Company featuring a chromolithograph of Worlds Fair foreign commissioners observing Deering grain bin...

Date: 1893 ca.

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.

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: 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...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Group studio portrait in front of a painted background. Catherine Orb Seipp, seated at left, poses with her children. From left: Conrad, Clara, Emma (stand...

Photograph

Ferdinand Hotz

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: Quarter-length portrait of the photographer Ferdinand Hotz (March 14, 1868 - December 28, 1946) as a young man. He wears a fine suit and a single pearl stu...

Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the basement of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, and w...

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: 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 

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: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Tintype portrait of Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), with her four children: Mary Virginia McCormick (seated at left, 1861-1941), Cyrus Hall McCormick,...

Date: 1896 

Description: Rear view of a passenger pigeon with its head in profile. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeon lived in captivity under the direction of Profe...

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