Chicago in Flames. Chicago Fire, Currier and Ives, John R. Chapin.

Chicago in Flames.

New York: Currier and Ives, 1872-1874. 8 ⅜ x 12 ½ inches. Item #CAT0143

A scarce lithograph based on a sketch by John R. Chapin that originally appeared in Harper’s Magazine. The scene shows residents fleeing the fire over the Randolph Street Bridge. Chapin’s original drawing was entitled “The Rush for Life Over the Randolph Street Bridge.” A fine exam-ple, uncommonly well preserved with minimal faint fox-ing. Peters 3919.

Price: $2,000.00