THE GREAT FIRE AT CHICAGO, OCTR. 8TH 1871.

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The Great Fire at Chicago, Octr. 8th 1871.

Hand colored lithograph. 1871
Large folio - image size 16 7/8 x 24 3/8" (42.7 x 62 cm).
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 100018
Price: SOLD
Publisher : Published by Currier & Ives. 125 Nassau St. New York.
A rare and dramatic Currier & Ives lithograph.

Original Best Fifty #47. New Best Fifty #22.

Title continues with: The fire commenced on Sunday evening Oct. 8th and continued until Tuesday Oct 10th consuming the Business portion of the City, Public Buildings, Hotels, Newspaper Offices, Rail-Road depots and extending over an area of Five square Miles. About 500 lives were lost, and property values at $200,000,000, of Dollars was destroyed.

Key in title identifies 14 locations and structures. Needs TLC Sent to MP 01/23
Currier & Ives , Cities, Towns and Locations