Item #56044 The Burning of Chicago. ILLINOIS - CHICAGO - FIRE OF 1871.
The Burning of Chicago.

The Burning of Chicago.

Currier and Ives.
New York. Currier & Ives. 1871.
Handcolored lithograph, image approximately 8 x 12 1/2 inches on sheet 10 x 13 1/4 inches (unevenly cut at the lower edge). Various condition issues include an approximately 3/4 inch infill to the middle right edge, spt to left lower margin, a few short edge tears, tiny pinholes at corners, unevenly cut lower edge. General light soiling /discoloration to margins. The image itself is in good bright condition. Vivid and dramatic scene from Currier and Ives with text in lower margin describing the "terrible Conflagration..." of October 8, 1871. Item #56044

Price: $285.00