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Stock# 60772
Description

Decorative view of the City of Chicago, prepared in connection with the Chicago World's Fair.

The view extends to include Garfield Park, Lincoln Park and beyond Jackson Park to the south. The city is drawn in extreme detail with hundreds of individual homes and buildings shown, as well as railroad, streetcar, and steam ship routes overprinted in red. The lake and park areas are overprinted in green. The small inset "View of Chicago in 1832" is at lower right.

Along the bottom are the names of 22 important places keyed to the view.

On the verso, there is a map of the fairgrounds and vignettes of the fairgrounds and various buildings within the exposition grounds, hotels, etc.

The view is rare on the market. This is the first example we have seen in over 10 years.