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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing of a design for a necklace with a large faceted blue stone hanging from a chain with circular and rectangular links.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A drawing on beige paper of a design for a pendant. The design features two teardrop shaped pearls, each suspended from a foliate ring with one ring suspen...

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: 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 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...

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: 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: 1862-04-05 

Description: Group of Confederate prisoners of war assembled in prison barracks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An original ink drawing of William Donahey's "Teenie Weenies." This colorful drawing features several Teenie Weenies gathered around a mallard duck with te...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on grey cardboard, of a design for a "Pendant for Matrix Turquoises." The matrix is the very dark veining on the stones. The oval sto...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A hand drawn and hand painted design for an emerald ring, top and side views, labelled No. 1, with a handwritten note "This is Mrs. Falk choice [remainder...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A drawing on green cardboard, labeled No. 1, of a design for a triangular brooch. The mounting of yellow and white gold holds a multicolored cabochon, poss...

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...

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: 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...

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: 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...

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: 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: 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...

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