Exhibition - Wilmette in Photographs: 1850-1950

Sunday, Oct 11, 2020 at 1:00pm

Wilmette Historical Museum
609 Ridge Road
Wilmette, IL 60091

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This exhibit explores a century of photographs of Wilmette people and places.  Antique cameras, glass photographic plates, tintypes, stereo cards, and other unusual artifacts from the Museum’s collection join dozens of rarely seen photos to illustrate how developments in camera technology, and the emergence of fads like the “real photo postcard” craze, resulted in a treasure trove of images that have forever captured the look of everyday life in one small Midwestern town.

Open by appointment only. Please call or email to schedule your visit.

Location: Main Gallery

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