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Description: A rustic bridge on Lake Mendota Drive.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Winter scene with four students from the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys standing outside on the snow-covered school grounds.
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison.
Description: Nina Dousman, age 13, relaxes in a chair for a full-length, cabinet card sized, studio portrait. She has her fingers interlaced and is wearing a light colo...
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.
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...
Description: Midway Pleasance viewed from Illinois Central Viaduct; large Ferris wheel in background; large crowd, mostly walking in the direction of the Ferris wheel...
Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.
Description: Exterior view of the Wisconsin State Prison from outside the prison's walls.
Description: Full-length formal portrait of Virginia Dousman. She is wearing a light colored, off-the-shoulder dress, with straps. Her hands are clasped. In the backgro...
Description: Records room at the State Public School. Volumes of "analyzed accounts" are seen in the foreground, and small drawers line the right wall.
Description: Elevated view of Columbian Exposition; from the midway looking east from the Ferris wheel.
Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the garden of Joseph of Arimathea and the tomb where Jesus is believed to be the buried. A Ro...
Description: Studio portrait of elderly woman in black dress with large bow at neck, seated in chair with hands crossed in her lap in front of a painted backdrop. She w...
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...
Description: Inside 2-page spread featuring the Western Reversible.
Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.
Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.
Description: Front and back cover of binder catalog. The front cover has a color illustration of a young boy making a crude drawing on a wall of a horse-drawn binder wi...
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