Auction 148, Lot 260

"Scenes in Chicago", Waud, Alfred R.

Subject: Chicago, Illinois

Period: 1874 (circa)

Publication: Picturesque America

Color: Hand Color

9.3 x 6.5 inches
23.6 x 16.5 cm

This lovely engraving depicts five scenes along city streets and the waterfront in Chicago, including: "Entrance to Chicago River," "Chicago River from Madison St. Bridge," "Wabash Avenue," "Michigan Avenue," and "Portico of the Board of Trade." The English text on verso describes the great city.


Condition: A

Attractive color on a bright sheet with minor creasing in wide, blank margins.

Estimate: $55 - $70

Sold for: $35

Closed on 2/19/2014