A very detailed map of Chicago outlining the fire damaged areas in red. This folding pocket map is in a case which also contains 24 pages detailing Chicago, showing birds eye view and other illustrations totaling 10, prior to the fire.
1871 McDonald's Map of Chicago Fire
R.H. McDonald's Map of Chicago, with a Correct Outline of the Great Fire, from a Careful Survey by Sharp & Thain, of Chicago
Map Maker Specifics
R McDonald, 1872, New York
20.1 X 16.1 in. map: 7.8 X 5 in. case.
Map is very good. The fold splits were closed expertly and mounted on backing. Slight age toning in folds. Gilded black cloth pocket map, 24 pp., cover separated.