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Chicago Fire of 1871

The Burning of Chicago, 1880

Regular price $ 65.00

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By: Unsigned

Date:  1880

Dimensions:  5.75 x 4.5  inches (image)    14.5 x 11.5 cm

This is an excellent portrayal of the devastating Chicago Fire of 1871.   

In this image are hundreds of Chicagoans trying to flee the heat from the massive fire by going to the waters of Lake Michigan. Shells of burned-out buildings and boats picking up people are visible as well as a unique depiction of onlookers from crowded large pier.

The fire destroyed roughly 3.3 square miles of the city, while leaving more than 100,000 residents homeless which is a massive percentage of 

 Condition:  Good, suitable for framing. 

# 70881

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

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