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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: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing for an oval brooch featuring three round, dark grey cabochons, in an intricate setting featuring multiple black and coral colored ston...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on green tissue mounted on blue cardboard, of a design for a brooch in the form of a round spider web with a fly trapped on it. The bo...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on white paper, of two alternate designs for a ring, labeled 5. and 6. The rings feature a large green cabochon surrounded by a row o...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on black cardboard of a design for a brooch in the form of a butterfly. The materials are not specified but the drawing depicts multic...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for an earring showing front and side views. A round mottled stone is surrounded by a black ring decorated by four incompl...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A highly detailed design for a necklace featuring a large green stone and two teardrop shape stones hanging below it.

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a ring, done on thin brown paper mounted on cardboard. The design depicts a black stone carved with initials mounted i...

Drawing

Chicago in 1831

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Description: View of Chicago from Chicago River. The homes of John Dean, J. Baptiste Beaubien, Dr. Walcott, and John Kinzie are identified by number. Fort Dearborn can...

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: 1920 ca.

Description: A drawing of a design for a buckle shaped brooch featuring blue square cut stones. The two halves of the design represent options III and IV to be offered...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on grey cardboard depicting a design for a necklace. Series of long and short links alternate with white or yellow stones throughout t...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A copy of an older illustration of the Sauganash Tavern, located on Lake Street in Chicago near Market. It was "built in 1831 by Mark Beaubien, who claimed...

Date: 1952-02-20 

Description: A design for an emerald and diamond ring, hand drawn and painted on tissue mounted on a card. The design, labeled 4-B, is identified as Michelson and dated...

Date: 1880-06 

Description: Illustration of the Interstate Exposition Building,the site of the Republican National Convention.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing of a design for a pendant. A large green stone is mounted in a setting of metal which is either carved or set with smaller stones. Two...

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 cardboard, labeled No. 2, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow gold holds a multicolored cabochon, possibly an op...

Drawing

Design for Ring

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing on translucent plastic mounted in a card, of a design for a ring with thirteen stones. It is labeled "No. 2" and the number 11079 appe...

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...

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