• Aerial view of Chicago

    Macy, William (artist), Chicago Aerial Survey Co. (publisher)

    Watercolor and tempera on board.

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  • Camp Douglas, Chicago. 1862-1865

    Myers, Albert E. (artist)

    Oil on canvas, mounted on beaver board.

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  • Kinzie Mansion and Fort Dearborn

    View of the main branch of the Chicago River with a military structure on the left and a residence on the right. In the foreground is Lake Michigan with two small boats or canoes on the right -- one w…

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  • The burning of Chicago

    Currier & Ives (publisher)

    Print depicting the Great Fire of 1871. It reads: The Burning of Chicago. This terrible conflagration commenced on Sunday evening Oct. 8th, 1871, and continued until stopped by the rain on Tuesday Mor…

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  • Painting of the second Fort Dearborn

    Brackett, E. M., Mrs. after Albert C. Brackett, 1827-1896 (artist)

    Oil on canvas. Painting is of Fort Dearborn. Green grass plains in the foreground, Fort Dearborn in the center, Lake Michigan in the background. Depicts the date 1849.

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