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The Monster Tent Erected at Chicago for the Canal Convention.

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  • PUBLISHER: Published by Harper's Weekly, June 1863.

  • MEDIUM: Handcolored wood engraving,

    DATE: 1863.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 (23.4 x 15.8 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A 19th-century perspective of The Monster Tent Erected at Chicago for the Canal Convention. , captured as a wood engraving and hand colored to highlight the details. <br><br> The Canal Convention held in Chicago in 1863 featured a large tent known as the "Monster Tent," which was an impressive structure for its time. This convention was a significant event in the history of Chicago, aimed at discussing and promoting the construction of canals to enhance transportation and commerce in the region.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: This piece is in a mat for handling.

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

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