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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: 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...

Date: 1896 

Description: View of a young passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with others visible below. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avi...

Date: 1887 after

Description: Augustus Saint-Gaudens' monument to Abraham Lincoln, installed 1887. Image shows the bronze sculpture from its foot framed by young foliage in the backgro...

Date: 1893 

Description: Terminal station at Jackson Park; Administration Building in background.

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: 1896 

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

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: Family portrait of (L to R), Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), Nettie Fowler McCormick (1835-1923), and Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954).

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...

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: 1896 

Description: Several passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, on a perch. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O....

Date: 1856-12 

Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...

Date: 1896 

Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species now extinct, sitting in a nest within foliage. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the avia...

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: 1898 ca.

Description: Family studio portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (1866-1954), her son, Emmons Blaine, Jr. (1890-1918), and a family dog. They are posing in front of a pain...

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the central basin, Peristyle and Statue of the Republic. There are several boats on the basin. On the right is a large statue of a bu...

Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1862-04-05 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Camp Douglas near Chicago. Caption reads: "Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois, where seven thousand rebel prisoners are quartered."

Date: 1891 

Description: Cover of an advertising catalog featuring a color chromolithograph illustration of a farmer working in a field with a grain binder. A young man holds a par...

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