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Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

Date: 1893 

Description: A cyanotype view of the World's Columbian Exposition grounds from near the North Loop elevated railway station, showing the glass dome of the Horticulture...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Construction work in the streets outside the offices of the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company located at 212 Market Street. Two horse-drawn wagons and s...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of the Chicago fire of October 8, 1871. The hand-colored lithograph was published by Currier and Ives.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; under the bow of the caravel "Santa Maria".

Date: 1880-06 

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

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Advertising poster for the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company. Includes color illustrations of a grain binder, mower, reaper and a large steam powered sa...

Date: 1893 

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: 1893 

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...

Date: 1888 

Description: Engraving of the factory of William Deering and Company with inset illustrations of men operating a horse-drawn grain binder and mower.

Photograph

Ferris Wheel

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of a large, stone residence with the first Ferris Wheel in the distance.

Date: 1871 after

Description: Collage depicting multiple McCormick buildings reconstructed or built after the Chicago Fire. The caption at bottom reads, "Rebuilt Chicago. — Buildings Er...

Date: 1893 

Description: Buildings at Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park viewed from Stony Island Avenue. "L" station and train are in the foreground.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: A replication of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Depicted is the Damascus Road, the site where Saint Paul is believed to have converted to Christianity.

Date: 1886-05-03 

Description: Photograph of a painting depicting police in a horse-drawn wagon firing into a crowd of striking workers near the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company fact...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View from shoreline of replicas of the Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria docked in a harbor among many boats.

Map or Atlas

The City of Chicago

Date: 1892 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Chicago, with ships in the Lake Michigan harbor.

Date: 1893 

Description: Columbian Exposition; North side of Midway Pleasance viewed from Madison Avenue.

Date: 1865-05-01 

Description: Albumen print of Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession. Thirty-six maidens in white surround Lincoln's hearse as it passes through the funeral arch, probabl...

Date: 1893 

Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.

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