THE BURNING OF CHICAGO. [PLUS THREE ADDITIONAL LINES OF TEXT].

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The Burning of Chicago. [plus three additional lines of text].

Lithograph handcolored, 1871
Small folio - image size 8 x 11 15/16" (203 x 322 mm).
Good condition and color, some discoloration in the margins.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 30267
Price: $850.00
Publisher : Published by Currier & Ives 152 Nassau St. New York.
Three lines condinue "This terrible conflagration commenced on Sunday evening, Oct. 8th, 1871, and continued until stopped by the rain on Tuesday Morning, Oct. 10th, consuming the whole of the Business : Portion of the City, all the Public Buildings, Hotels, Newspaper Offices and Rail Road Depots, and extending over an area of Five square Miles. It is estimated : that upward of 500 lives were lost 150,000 people were rendered homeless, and property to the amount of 200,000,000 of dollars were destroyed." Currier & Ives , Genre , Fires & Firemen