Michigan avenue & the river

Title

Michigan avenue & the river

Subject

Chicago River (Ill.)
James S. Kirk and Company
Michigan Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)

Description

This photograph shows, looking west, the south side of the Chicago River, then South Water Street, and a service quai for warehouses and lake boats. This is one of series of views taken in preparation for design of Wacker Drive and the Michigan Avenue bridge.

Across the river is a sign for the James S. Kirk & Co. soap company. Kirk, 1818-1886, was born in Glasgow, Scotland.

Creator

Bennett, Edward H. (Edward Herbert), 1874-1954

Publisher

Marcia O. and Edward H. Bennett III Collection

Date

1913 - 1915

Relation

Bennett, Edward H. (Edward Herbert), 1874-1954

Format

image/tiff

Language

eng

Type

Image

Identifier

lfspbennett00094-1.tif
lfspbennett00094-2.tif

Coverage

Chicago, Illinois

Original Format

photographic print

Physical Dimensions

14.2 x 8.7 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/4in)

Files

lfspbennett00094-1.tif
lfspbennett00094-2.tif

Citation

Bennett, Edward H. (Edward Herbert), 1874-1954 , “Michigan avenue & the river,” Digital Collections - Lake Forest College, accessed October 20, 2017, http://collections.lakeforest.edu/items/show/2038.

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