The Lippincott family tree, Charles Lippincott, 1880. This photo, and the next four, were taken at the Newberry Library's 125th anniversary exhibition.
The Anvil, 1933.
Map of the mouth of the Chicago River, Frederick Harrison, Jr., Chicago, 1855 (after the 1830 original).
The United States at One View, H. Phelps, New York, 1847.
This was my last stop before saying goodbye to Chicago. Fritz Pastry has excellent vegan donuts – I brought a whole box home on the plane! They also make the very best cherry scone I've ever tasted.
Inside the Chicago Cultural Center, built as the city's first central public library in 1897. This is Preston Bradley Hall and the world's largest Tiffany dome, valued at $35 million and designed by Joseph A. Holzer.
Coffee service at the Art Institute of Chicago. Designed by Jutta Sika, Vienna, Austria, 1901/02.
Tin-glazed earthenware at the Art Institute of Chicago. Made in France by Theodore Deck, painted by Paul-Cesar Helleu, 1880/87.
Cloud Gate, by Anish Kapoor.
Cityscapes, by Erica Bohm, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Mixed media installation by Jakob Kolding at the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Navy Pier. That ferris wheel was terrifying! Chicago really is the windy city.
The Boring Store, at 826 Chicago.