• Saving a wagon leaded with household goods during the Chicago fire, 1871

    Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891 (artist)

    Sketch on brown paper with pencil and white chalk. Shows loaded cart pulled by three horses galloping towards viewer. Flames drawn in white engulf buildings on right side. Driver is shielding his face…

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  • Sketch of fleeing from the burning city

    Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891 (artist)

    Sketch on brown paper in pencil and chalk. Shows view down street; men, women, and children flee towards viewer carrying possessions. Buildings on left side, fire in white chalk in back ground.

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