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Antique Print: Bird's Eye View of Chicago, IL, 1885

General View of Chicago, 1885

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By: Engraved for Elisee Reclus

Date:  1885

Dimensions:  8.5 x 4.5 inches (image) 21 x 12 cm

This intricately made antique wood-engraved print is a lovely panoramic view of this soon-to-be-famous city called Chicago.  The many houses, with relatively few streets, can be seen along the shore of Lake Michigan.  The lake is home to a variety of boats, lighthouses, and breakwaters. In the distance, you can see where "civilization" gives way to wilderness.  

Condition:  Good, suitable for framing. 

# 70882

1932 S. Halsted St.  #200  Chicago, IL 60608  (312) 497-3622

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