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

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Description: Two drawings of The National Republican Convention Headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, at the Grand Pacific Hotel. The Blaine Headquarters.

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: 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: 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: 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...

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: 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: A design for a woman's ring with a large blue stone, hand drawn and colored on card. The front is labeled 3064. On the back is handwritten "Job 3890. mount...

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 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 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: 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: 1920 ca.

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

Date: 1862-04-05 

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

Date: 1880-06 

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

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: 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: 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...

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