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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: 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: 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: 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...

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; On board the caravel "Santa Maria".

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. In the background, there is Herodian architecture and the Hezekiah's Pool.

Date: 1892-05-03 

Description: Tree planting ceremony on the Wooded Island during construction of the Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park. Standing to the left of the tree wrapped with...

Photograph

Elsa Seipp

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A seated, full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Elsa Seipp, daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. She is wearing a floor length gown wi...

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: 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...

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: 1896 

Description: Rear view of two passenger pigeons in a cage. This species of pigeon is now extinct. The pigeons lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whitman...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.

Date: 1896 

Description: Two passenger pigeons, a species of pigeon now extinct, near a nest. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: A young Ferdinand Hotz sits behind a large desk in his Chicago office. There is an art print and a framed collection of moths and butterflies on the wall b...

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