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Date: 1876 

Description: Color chromolithograph illustration advertising poster for the Marsh Harvester, produced by Gammon and Deering Company. Printed by Charles Shober & Co., Ch...

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: 1899-12 

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...

Photograph

Catherine Seipp

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Robert T. Lincoln, General William T. Sherman, General Joseph Roswell Hawley,...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Group portrait of Anita McCormick Blaine (sitting center), and four female friends: unknown (standing left), Susie Day (standing right), Katharine Isham (s...

Date: 1884-06-05 

Description: Engraved portraits of candidates for the Republican Presidential Nomination. Chester A. Arthur, General John A. Logan, George Franklin Edmunds, and James G...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. Mount Mizpeh and Emmaus are in the distance.

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: 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: Elevated view of Ferris wheel and midway at the Columbian Exposition viewed from Hotel Epworth.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1867-12-20 

Description: Formal studio group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of William Upham (standing, left), his wife Mary Upham (seated, left), and a man and woman, bot...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the second story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, a...

Date: 1890 

Description: Customers gathered outside the J. Cunradi Drugstore. A sign above the awning identifies the store as a Deutsche Apotheke, or German apothecary.

Photograph

The Orb Sisters

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Sisters Margarethe, left, and Catherine Orb pose for a full-length, standing portrait wearing matching dark floor length gowns with fur trimmed short sleev...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Office of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company at 212 Market St. Two men and a boy stand outside the office on one side while three men sit on the oth...

Date: 1896 

Description: An adult passenger pigeon with its young. The passenger pigeon is now extinct. Part of a group of pigeons that lived in captivity in the aviary of Professo...

Date: 1886-05-03 

Description: Photograph of a painting depicting police in a horse-drawn wagon firing into a crowd of striking workers near the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fact...

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