1 2 3
.

Date: 1938-04-01 

Description: A series of three hand-colored drawings on grey cardboard for a selection of earring designs, labeled "1.- B," "2.- B" and "3.- B," depicted on an ear lobe...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on beige tissue mounted on green cardboard, of a design for a pendant. A large, tear drop shaped smooth red stone hangs from a short c...

Date: 1870 

Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of an intricate design for a pendant. The design features multiple stones, possibly diamonds. There is a small hinge at the lower left...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on card, of a design for a diamond and platinum ring with the specifications for eight diamonds. The design was for Mrs. R.M. Weyerha...

Drawing

Down the River

Date:  date unknown

Description: When the Teenie Weenies take a vacation, they get into all kinds of trouble. In this illustration, the Teenie Weenies are stranded far from home after thei...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing, on green paper mounted on a darker green cardboard, of a top and side view of a design for a white gold or platinum and diamond ring. The design...

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."

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on translucent plastic, of a design for a ring with seven gemstones. Cards such as this were used as sales samples by the artist for...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue of a design for a pendant featuring a large faceted yellow stone. The elongated setting features a foliate design at e...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three Teenie Weenies have runaway from home. Unfortunately, they've been captured and put into a cigar box with a heavy bolt on top. Luckily their Teenie...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawings on ecru paper of eight different designs for brooches. Stones of various shapes and colors are shown in geometric mountings with foli...

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...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original "Section-through-Centre-of-House-from-West-to-East" drawing of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started a...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard depicting a design for an Art Deco bracelet. There are large circular links of a smooth blac...

Date: ????-01-21 

Description: "Grandpa Tells a Story." In this drawing, a weasel follows Grandpa home through the snow. Will he make it back home before dark?

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on grey paper mounted on grey cardboard of a design for a pendant. The design shows two large blue faceted teardrop shaped stones in p...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, labeled 4., of a design for a ring featuring a large green cabochon. The stone is surrounded by a ring of white stones, with an outer...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithograhic view of the residence of John Kinzie on the bank of the Chicago River at the mouth of Lake Michigan. The residence consists of a house with a f...

Date: 1916-06-17 

Description: "An Unwelcome Guest." Three Teenie Weenie women walk into a bedroom surprised to see a mouse peacfully sleeping - in a Teenie Weenie bed!

1 2 3

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.