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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Group portrait of workers, a young boy and a dog outside the Schmidt and Glade Brewery posing with tools and barrels.
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: Elevated view of Columbian Exposition; from the midway looking east from the Ferris wheel.
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...
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
Description: Stereoview over rooftops of the Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair.
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...
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: 1880 ca.
Description: CM&StP Railway locomotive no. 71 and a coal car at a roundhouse.
Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.
Date: 1879 after
Description: The facade of the McCormick family residence at 675 Rush Street, which takes up an entire block between Erie and Huron Streets. Cyrus Hall McCormick, Sr. h...
Description: A view of the World's Columbian Exposition mounted on a cardboard album page, looking east from the Transportation Building. On the right are the Mines Bui...
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...
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...
Description: Stereoview through a Ferris wheel at the Chicago World's Fair. The sensation of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the Ferris wheel, the...
Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.
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: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
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