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Jevne & Almini, Soldiers Home. Chicago, 1866. 8 x 12; tinted litho with later hand color. Mat burn from old mount, else VG. View of shelter for Civil War veterans, presenting a lively scene with a passing train on the IC tracks, and a crew of four with steersman rowing a boat, and a sailboat at the lake front.

The building still exists, its south side location (739 East 35th) saving it from the Great Fire. William Boyington, of Water Tower fame, was the original architect for the home which underwent many renovations and additions between 1866 and 1957! $750.00

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