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[Chicago River] Peltzer, Plate 65 and Plate 101. Chicago, 1872. Lithographs with touches of color. Age-toned, surface dirt and smudges, pencil calculations in margins of these working documents. Two sheets from Peltzer's Atlas of Chicago, the first atlas of the City, showing Wolf Point where the north and south branches of the Chicago River meet. Plate 65 extends from Kinzie Street south to Madison, and Plate 101 continues from Madison to Harrison. Otto Peltzer (1836-1919) wore many hats, including that of chief draughtsoman of Chicago's Board of Public Works.
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