Sep 08 2017

Rare 1857 Map of Chicago Being Auctioned

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryRare 1857 Map of Chicago Being Auctioned

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A rare copy of James Palmatary’s 1857 map of Chicago is being auctioned next week,¬†Crain’s reports. Only four copies are known to exist of the map, a bird’s-eye view that depicts the city as it was before the Great Fire; this is the only one in private hands. The remaining surviving copies are held by … Continue reading "Rare 1857 Map of Chicago Being Auctioned"