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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 on green cardboard of a design for a floral bracelet. Pearls form the center of flowers set in rectangular links of openwork textured...

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

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on white paper, of a design for a ring, labeled 3. The ring features a large green cabochon surrounded by a ring of white stones and...

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: 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: 1923 

Description: "Introducing Capatola Victrola Pinchneck Jackson." In this original drawing, the Teenie Weenies re-roof a house with playing cards and a new Teenie Weenie...

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: 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...

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Description: "Out to Lunch." When the Teenie Weenies take vacation, they meet many interesting characters. In this drawing, a group of birds invite them to lunch in the...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Original drawing of the second story of the McCormick residence, 675 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. Construction started after the Chicago fire in 1874, a...

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: 1920 ca.

Description: Hand-colored drawing, on paper, of a design for a brooch. The brooch features a central rectangular plaque with a colored floral design on black. There are...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A hand-colored drawing on tissue mounted on beige cardboard of a design for a ring. The design depicts a tall, oval dark blue cabachon with a triangular di...

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