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Emma Sibylla Seipp

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Three-quarter length studio portrait of Emma Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a short jacket over a blouse and skirt. She is...

Photograph

Christmas Tree

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Christmas tree in the home of Edward Petersen decorated with a wide assortment of ornaments and tinsel garland. It is standing on a low table in front of a...

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Columbian Exposition pavilions from the vantage point of Lake Michigan. Included is an inset of the Union Passenger Station (now Uni...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; on board the caravel "Santa Maria", looking aft.

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: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of Honorary George F. Hoar addressing a huge crowd of delegates at the National Republican Convention.

Date: 1899-12 

Description: Close-up view of a mechanical rotating Christmas tree stand which has been elevated and incorporated into a winter scene. The key to wind the mechanism is...

Date: 1865-04-11 

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

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: 1897 ca.

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.

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...

Photograph

John McArthur

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Vignetted portrait of Brigadier General John McArthur. At the start of the Civil War he was a colonel of an Illinois volunteer regiment, but after the Batt...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C...

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: 1898-10-19 before

Description: Front cover, first illustration, and menu page for the "National Peace Jubilee Banquet tendered to The President of the United States and distinguished gue...

Date: 1893 ca.

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

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...

Date: 1893 

Description: Elevated view of Columbian Exposition; from the midway looking east from the Ferris wheel.

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