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

SKU: 2273a
  • Title

    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

  • Size

    20.1 X 16.1 in. map: 7.8 X 5 in. case.

  • Condition

    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.