Mayor Richard J. Daley and Eleanor "Sis" Daley admire a painting portraying them with Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Chicago in 1959

Mayor Richard J. Daley and Eleanor “Sis” Daley admire a painting portraying them with Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Chicago in 1959. RJD_04_01_0042_0001_077

The painting depicted in this image is part of the Richard J. Daley collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago Library. To learn more about the collection, please see the Daley Family Collections research guide, or Ask a Librarian. Also, check out the 2018 blog post Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to Chicago sixty years ago on July 6, 1959.

UPDATE

UIC library has opened a new exhibit to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s visit. It is located on the second floor of the Richard J. Daley Library, and will be open to the public until September:

Exhibit to commemorate the Queen's visit to Chicago. Summer 2019

Exhibit to commemorate the Queen’s visit to Chicago. Summer 2019.