Antique Towns & City Maps and Views > Chicago (9)
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Model # TOW243
Colton's St Louis and Chicago - Maker: Colton
Antique hand colored map by Colton, with the City of St Louis, Missouri on the left and the City of Chicago, Illinois on the right, verso a full page narrative on the State of Missouri. Shows hand colored districts, named streets, railroads, waterways, some parks and some official buildings. Very good overall antique condition with very minor toning, approx. 12 x 14.75 inches.
Price: $100.00 Date: 1855
1855Colton$100.00

Model # TOW432
Plan of Chicago, Showing the Extent of the Fire, Verso: The Great Fire at Chicago - Maker: Illustrated London News
Antique black and white map of a portion of the city of Chicago showing the reaches of the Great Chicago Fire which took place October 8th -10th, 1871. On verso is a page of black and white illustrations (View of Chicago from Lake Michigan, The Courthouse, The Waterworks, The University.) Published in The Illustrated London News, October 21, 1871. Very good overall antique condition with some very mild toning and foxing of the paper. Map measures approximately 8.5" x 12.25" to the neatline. Page measures approximately 15.75" x 10.5" in its entirety.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1871
1871Illustrated London News$50.00

Model # MWE199
Illinois, Chicago, Iowa - Maker: Gray
Hand Colored Antique double-sided map from "Gray's Atlas of the U.S. with General Maps of the World". One side has a map of Illinois, opposite side has two maps, one of Chicago and one of Iowa. Shows counties, towns, cities, land forms, rivers, bodies of water, roads, and railroads. Good Antique condition, some light staining, one inch tear on one side, overall toning. Priced as is. Approx. 15 x 26 inches. Price for just Chicago map or just Iowa map is $50
Price: $85.00 Date: 1876
1876Gray$85.00

Model # MWE209
Illinois, Chicago, Iowa - Maker: Gray
Hand Colored Antique double-sided map from "The National Atlas" of 1881. One side has a map of Illinois, opposite side has two maps, one of Chicago and one of Iowa. Shows counties, towns, cities, land forms, rivers, bodies of water, roads, and railroads. very good to Very good overall antique condition, light toning on edges. Approx. 26 x 15 inches. Price for just Chicago map or just Iowa map (12 x 15 inches) $95.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1881
1881Gray$125.00

Model # TOW396
The La Salle Street Tunnel Under the Chicago River - Maker: Harper's Weekly
Antique Black and White Harper's Weekly cover displaying an illustration of the entrance to the La Salle Street Tunnel in Chicago, Illinois, and an illustration of an 1890s subway car in transit within the tunnel. Published May 24, 1890. Very good condition with some mild toning of the antique paper, as well as some roughing and minor tears at the outer edges. Page measures approximately 16.25" x 10.75".
Price: $45.00 Date: 1890
1890Harper's Weekly$45.00

Model # TOW416
The Business Portion of Chicago - Maker: Goldthwaite
Antique printed color map of Chicago, Illinois, by Goldthwaite, 1892. Includes general outline of city blocks, names of major streets, railroad lines (with a reference detailing the different depots, etc.,) and some points of interest. Very good overall antique condition with some minor toning throughout, and mild tears at the outer edges. Measures approximately 11.25" x 9" to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1892
1892Goldthwaite$50.00

Model # MWE026
Chicago Stock Exchange - Maker: Harper's Weekly
Antique uncolored print from Harper's Weekly published January 12, 1895 showing the Chicago Stock Exchange. Very good overall antique condition. Approx. 15.75 x 10.5 inches to the paper edges.
Price: $60.00 Date: 1895
1895Harper's Weekly$60.00

Model # MWE321
Map of the Central Portion of Chicago. - Maker: Rand McNally
Antique printed color map of Chicago from Rand McNally's "Atlas of the World," 1895. Some streets seem to be labeled, and the map includes numbered depots, points of interest, as well as "Horse Cars & Electric Lines." Inset map: Outline Map of Chicago showing City Limits, Parks, and Boulevards. Very good condition. Approx. 12.5 x 9.25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1895
1895Rand McNally$50.00

Model # TOW437
Railway Terminal Map of Chicago - Maker: Rand McNally
Antique printed color map of Chicago, Illinois, by Rand McNally, 1906. Shows roads, railroads, parks, public spaces, waterways, and more. Includes an inset map with a detailed view of the center of the city and an index to the railroads. Very good condition with a small tear on the left side that has been archivally repaired. Approx. 26 x 19 inches to the neat lines.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1906
1906Rand McNally$125.00

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Antique Towns & City Maps and Views > Chicago (11)
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Model # MWE054
The Great Fire at Chicago: Bird's Eye View of the City.**Sold** - Maker: The Illustrated London News
Pictorial bird's-eye view map of Chicago during the Great Fire, from The Illustrated London News, Oct. 21, 1871. Detailed engraved illustration with buildings, ships, rails, etc. Very good overall antique condition, 13.25 x 9.25 inches.
Price: Date: 1871
1871The Illustrated London News
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Model # TOW069
Bird Eye View of Chicago as it was Before the Great Fire**Sold** - Maker: Harper's Weekly
Black and white antique bird's eye view illustration and map of Chicago before the Great Fire, from Harper's Weekly, October 21, 1871. With lovely architectural detail, ships on Lake Michigan, and numbered key of major points of interest. Very good condition, paper is toned and somewhat fragile, 14.5 x 21 inches.
Price: Date: 1871
1871Harper's Weekly

Model # TOW215A
Chicago ***SOLD*** - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map of Chicago, by Mitchell, shows street names, districts, railroad lines. Very good overall antique condition, ornate border, approx. 14 x 11.25 inches.
Price: Date: 1874
1874Mitchell

Model # TOW171
Chicago *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored map of Chicago, IL, showing districts, streets and railroads, from Gray's Atlas, published 1881. 12" x 15", Good to Very good condition with a few light bend lines and a small tear, all in margin but not in map. Should look very good framed. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1881
1881Gray

Model # MWE319
Chicago, Watson's Atlas Map ***SOLD*** - Maker: Cowperthwait & Co.
Antique printed color map of Chicago from Watson's Atlas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1884. Most of the streets seem to be labeled, and the map includes numbered depots, as well as "Steam Roads" and "Horse Roads." Very good condition, matted with neutral mat. Overall size including the mat is 16 x 20, which is a standard frame size.
Price: Date: 1884
1884Cowperthwait & Co.

Model # TOW214
Chicago.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Meyers
Antique map of Chicago, printed color, great detail. With inset of the inner city, south side. Very good condition, approx. 10.75 x 8 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1890
1890Meyers

Model # TOW029
Chicago **SOLD** - Maker: Goldthwaite
Antique city plan from Goldthwaite's Universal Atlas, Geographical, Astronomical and Historical, containing a Complete Series of Maps of Modern Geography, Exhibiting the World and its Various Political Divisions as They are To-day, published by Goldthwaite's Geographical Magazine, New York, 1891. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 9.5 x 12 inches. Has some minor blue color splotches in water area that are not shown in photo. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1891
1891Goldthwaite
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Model # OTH173
The Chicago Stock Exchange *****SOLD***** - Maker: Harper's Weekly
Several antique illustrations of the Chicago Stock Exchange, from Harper's Weekly, 1895. Beautiful architectural detail, both interiors and exteriors. Matted, very good condition, approx. 15 x 9.5 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1895
1895Harper's Weekly

Model # TOW222
Blanchard's Map of Chicago *****SOLD***** - Maker: Blanchard
Chicago, Illinois map, Blanchard's Map of Chicago with the New Street Names 1899, graphically stunning, includes Horse Car Lines, Cable Lines, Electric Lines, Elevated Roads, and Railroad Lines, and parks. This folded map has been professionally cleaned, rebacked, and presented flat. Very good condition. 23 3/4 x 35 1/2". **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1899
1899Blanchard

Model # MWE280
Map of Chicago Showing The Main Portion of The City, verso: St. Louis **SOLD** - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color map of the city of Chicago, Illinois (Recto). Includes a reference to seven points of interest. Also features an inset sectional map of Chicago showing city limits, section lines, railroads, parks, and cemeteries. Verso: A map of St. Louis, Missouri. Includes two inset maps to show the furthest extents of the city. Both maps show city streets clearly. Very good condition with some slight overall browning of the page. By Cram, in Cram's Universal Atlas Geographical, Astronomical and Historical, 1900. Recto map (Chicago, IL) measures approximately 13.5" x 10" to the neatline. Verso map (St. Louis, MO) measures approx. 13.5" x 10" to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1900
1900Cram

Model # MWE320
Chicago. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Brockhaus
Antique printed color map of Chicago by Brockhaus, 1907. Partially in German and partially in English. Very good condition with mild toning. Approx. 11 x 8.25 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1907
1907Brockhaus

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