Image ID
ICHi-064140
Headline
Refugees of the Chicago Fire of 1871
Title (of Artwork/Object)
Scene on the Prairie, Monday night
Date Created
1871-1872
Creator
Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891
Creator Role
artist
Artwork/Object Depicted
drawings (visual works)
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-064140; Alfred R. Waud, artist
Inventory Number
1962.76
Storage Location
P&S
Acquisition Source
Purchased by the Society
Max Pixels - Height
4800
Max Pixels - Width
6145
KEYWORDS
1962.760
fire/witnesses/pic0566
fireweb2011
i64140
Chicago (Ill.)
disasters
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891
drawings (visual works)
i02983
CDM
i64140.tif
i064140
i64140
ICHi-64140
refugees of the chicago fire of 1871

Drawing of dazed refugees huddling together under the open sky on the outskirts of Chicago, Illinois illuminated by the Chicago Fire of 1871. This drawing became the basis of the cover illustration of the periodical Every Saturday a few weeks later.

Drawing of dazed refugees huddling together under the open sky on the outskirts of Chicago, Illinois illuminated by the Chicago Fire of 1871. This drawing became the basis of the cover illustration of the periodical Every Saturday a few weeks later.

1/19/2010