Ellsworth-Arnold Photograph Album Collection

Dates: 1892-1894. Size: 5.5 Linear Feet in 3 boxes. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, World’s Columbian Exposition Collection. The Ellsworth-Arnold Albums were photographed by official Fair photographer C.D. Arnold for James W. Ellsworth, a member of the Exposition's Board of Directors. The images document the progression of Jackson Park from a mossy landfill into one of the most beautiful and fleeting architectural gems of the 19th century. [Finding aid]