University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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  • George B. Carpenter & Co.
    Image | 1893 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Geo. B. Carpenter & Co.--Fifth Ave. and South Water St. [See "Guide."]"
  • O'Brien's Art Emporium
    Image | 1869 | Picture ChicagoText in illustration reads: "O'Brien's Art Emporium, 51 State St., Chicago. Artist's materials and decalcomanie designs. Engravings, Chromos and Picture Frames." From text: "O'Brien's Art Emporium.--There is no city in the United States which, to-day, in proportion to its age and population, can boast of so large a number, such hard-working, and such talented artists as the ...
  • Retail display
    Image | 1906 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Where space is valuable--a stairway display in a Chicago retail store"
  • M. E. Page & Co. Confectioners
    Image | 1869 | Picture ChicagoFrom text: "M. E. Page & Co. Wholesale Confectioners! 24 Michigan Avenue, Manufacturers of Rock Candy, Gum, Cream and Cordial Work. The Confectionary House of this firm, a cut of which appears on the opposite page, is the largest and most complete concern of the kind in the United States. They occupy the whole of the immense building for the different departments of their bu...
  • Steins Bazaar
    Image | 1869 | Picture ChicagoText in illustration reads: "81 83 City of Paris. Bazaar. M. Campbell's Hair Manufactory. National Bazaar. Steins Bazaar. E. H. Stein." From text: "The City of Paris, [i]n miniature, can be seen by the visitor to Chicago at Stein's unique and elegant bazaar, No. 83 South Clark street. The collection of fancy goods, toys, and elegant ornaments he keeps in stock in this beauti...
  • Field, Leiter & Co's
    Image | 1869 | Picture ChicagoCaption: "Field, Leiter & Co's Establishment." From text: "Dry Goods, Wholesale. Field, Palmer & Leiter, State, N. E. cor. Washington street."