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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...
Description: Engraving of the McCormick Reaper Works as it appeared in 1867. The factory was located on the north bank of the Chicago River, east of the Rush Street bri...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Reaper, grain binder and mower in a yard outside the McCormick Reaper Works.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Fire insurance map of the McCormick Reaper Works, a factory of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company.
Description: View of the canal area of the Columbian Exposition grounds looking north from near the front of the Machinery building (at left). The South canal is in the...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: Lithograph from Frank Leslie's Illustrated News of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, at her wharf in Chicago, Illinois in 1860. From a pho...
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...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is a well in En-rogel.
Description: A group of men in robes standing on a rock are facing to the left, perhaps in prayer. Behind and below them is a crowd gathered in front of a high stone wa...
Description: A Wisconsin Central Railroad locomotive with Engine #42 hauling lumber from Antigo Lumber Company.
Description: Columbian Exposition; Administration Building in Jackson Park, viewed from 64th Street; foreground: a crowd of men gathered near Pass Gate.
Description: Large group of Union soldiers, possibly including Lieutenant D.G. Hudson, at Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois.
Description: Side 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. Whitma...
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Drawing of the C.H. & L.J. McCormick Reaper Manufactory (McCormick Reaper Works). The factory was built after the Chicago Fire of 1871 destroyed the origin...
Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Jesus, along with two other men, are on crosses. On the left is a group of men. One soldier wearing armor...
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: A depiction of Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. This is the road to Joppa and a camp of Bedouin Arabs.
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: Illustration of the arrival in a train station of the Maine and New Hampshire delegations to the National Republican Convention.
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