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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.

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

Category: Post-Civil War