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Dramatic issue illustrating the Great Chicago Fire...



Item # 678808

October 28, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 28, 1871

* Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Much of the illustrative focus is on the Great Chicago Fire, including a full front page: "...The Terrified Populace in Front of the Briggs House...".
Inside has more with two half page prints; "The Great Fire at Chicago" and a great & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "...Panic-Stricken Citizens Rushing...Carrying the Aged, Sick & Helpless...". Plus another half page and full page of prints on the fire.
Sixteen pages, archival strengthening at the spine, various archival mends near margins inside, generally nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War