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Aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire...

Item # 173564

November 11, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871  The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another fullpg. shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a halfpg. as well.
The doublepage centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in (desired). Another political cartoon by Nast as well, in addition to a full page showing: "The Yacht Race for the Queen's Cup" which has 9 prints.
Sixteen pages, good condition.

Category: 1870-1879