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Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

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

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: Three men in Arab dress pose in front of the base of an obelisk on the Midway at the World's Columbian Exposition. A gentleman in western dress also poses...

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

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: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons (left bird possibly a different species). The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; Foreground: Irish Village in Midway; Background: Buildings in Jackson Park.

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: 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: 1893 ca.

Description: Jesus is hanging on the cross, while a soldier wearing armor points at him. Other soldiers are present, some riding horses. A group of people on the right...

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.

Photograph

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...

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: 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: 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...

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