Auction 140, Lot 243

"[Lot of 2] Map of the City of Chicago [and] Atlas of Illinois Counties of Cook, Du Page, Kane Kendall and Will…", Warner & Beers

Subject: Chicago, Illinois

Period: 1875 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
13.8 x 16.8 inches
35.1 x 42.7 cm

This lot includes two maps of Chicago and the surrounding area. The post-fire Chicago map displays good detail of streets, railroads, parks and wards. The second map shows the extensive railroad network converging on the city once Chicago had established itself as the central distribution hub of the nation. Both maps are surrounded by a decorative scroll border.

References:

Condition: B+

There are a few faint spots and minor soiling.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 5/23/2012

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