Kurz & Allison, Chicago In Early Days. 1779 - 1857. Chicago, 1893. 18½ x 24½. Litho with touches of later hand color. VG. $2,000.00
Two larger views of Chicago, in 1830 and again in 1853 are surrounded by smaller scenes and vignettes – a visual survey of the city's history before the Civil War. Views include Du Sable and his cabin, Fort Dearborn, and the fabled Sauganash Hotel where Native Americans, French-Canadian trappers and American settlers mingled for drinks, dancing and roulette.
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