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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...
Description: A cyanotype view of Cairo Street on the midway of the World's Columbian Exposition. An Egyptian with a large drum rides a camel as men and boys watch. The...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of Alma Seipp posing seated in an ornately carved chair. She wears a floor-length gown with high collar and ribbon trim. Alma is a dau...
Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...
Description: Back cover of catalog featuring a color illustration of children riding on a harvesting machine pulled by three boys. The caption reads: "It is as simple a...
Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.
Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria".
Description: A cyanotype view across lagoon from shoreline of the U.S. Government Building (right), and the Fisheries building (left). There is a bridge over the lagoon...
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...
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: 1897 ca.
Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.
Description: Elevated view of Columbian Exposition; from the midway looking east from the Ferris wheel.
Description: An ornate advertisement "showing the wonderful growth of the Plano Manufacturing Company" as symbolized by the hatching and growth of a chick into a mighty...
Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).
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....
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...
Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professor C.O. Whi...
Description: Columbian Exposition; North side of Midway Pleasance viewed from Madison Avenue.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Students surround a partially-dissected cadaver at the Chicago College of Dental Surgery.
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