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Description: Elevated view of Columbian Exposition; from the midway looking east from the Ferris wheel.
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.
Description: A depiction of the Tower of Phasealis on the day of Jesus' crucifixion.
Description: Handbill and order form advertising reaper and mower manufactured by Cyrus Hall McCormick. This describes the gold medal awarded at the "Great French Exhib...
Description: Interior view of a church with large Christmas trees on either side of the Neo-Gothic altar. Between the trees is an arched sign proclaiming, in German, "G...
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...
Description: Profile view of a passenger pigeon, a species of pigeon now extinct, with its shadow projected on the wall of the cage behind. Part of a group of pigeons t...
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is a well in En-rogel.
Description: Men and ships near the McCormick Works and the Chicago River during the Chicago Fire of 1871. The original caption reads: "Reproduction of photograph tak...
Description: Columbian Exposition, looking through the Ferris wheel.
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: A portrait of Harriet Rhoads at the time of her marriage to Lieutenant D.G. Hudson of Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois (1862).
Description: One-page tea room menu from the Woman's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. At the top is an illustration of a gondolier steering a couple in a c...
Description: The Wisconsin Building at the Chicago World's Fair (Columbian Exposition).
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...
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: 1897 ca.
Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.
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,...
Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
Description: Fire insurance map showing the grounds and buildings of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory operated by the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is the road to Joppa and a camp of Bedouin Arabs.
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