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Burnt District Map
The R. P. Studley Company
This is one of a series of lithographs depicting the fire that were marketed by the Kellogg & Bulkeley Company of Hartford, Connecticut, which was one of many publishers that attempted to capitalize on the fascination with the Great Chicago Fire, which reached across the Atlantic as well as throughout the nation.
An illustration in Richard’s Illustrated shows the districts of Chicago affected by the Great Fire. 1871.
1871 Map of the Burnt District produced by New York clothier Freeman & Burr.
Gaylord Watson. Chicago Fire Map, 1871
From “The Great Conflagration of Chicago: Its Past, Present and Future” by Associate Editors of the Chicago Tribune, James W. Sheahan and George P. Upton.