Image ID
ICHi-063141
Headline
O'Leary home and cow
Title (of Artwork/Object)
The Scene of the Crime
Date Depicted
circa 1871
Date Created
circa 1871
Creator
Battersby, Joseph
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-063141; Joseph Battersby, photographer
Storage Location
H4 - Fires - Chicago Fire 1871 - Folder 1
Max Pixels - Height
4925
Max Pixels - Width
6240
KEYWORDS
Chicago Fire
cow
fire/oleary/pic0010
fireweb2011
i63141
o'leary
Chicago (Ill.)
disasters
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
architecture
buildings
built environment
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oleary home and cow

Exterior view of the O'Leary home and cow, located at 137 De Koven Street, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1871. The O'Leary barn is believed to be the site of the start of the Chicago Fire in 1871.

Exterior view of the O'Leary home and cow, located at 137 De Koven Street, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1871. The O'Leary barn is believed to be the site of the start of the Chicago Fire in 1871.