• 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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  • Figurehead from Schooner Mary A. Gregory

    Carved wooden figurehead from schooner Mary A. Gregory in the shape of an eagle's head. Yellow-green paint with black for eyes and red for mouth and tongue. Attached to stem timber (bowsprit),1925.43

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  • Carved wooden bowsprit from the schooner Mary A. Gregory

    Ship prow. Stem timber of the schooner Mary A. Gregory (bowsprit). Applied carved wood decoration in scroll design. Painted green on white. Figurehead in the shape of an eagle's head is attached, 1935…

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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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  • Set of caulking chisels

    Wilcox, Crittenden & Co. (manufacturer)

    Set of seven unique steel chisels designed for driving caulk between the planks on wooden sailing ships. All of the chisels have the same handle, not so unlike a baseball bat handle and each blade is…

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  • 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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