Thursday, January 29, 2015

The Fire

One of the things we have always been interested in is the Great Fire of 1871. The museum has an impressive diorama of the city on fire.

How it all began:

A blackened doll, found amidst the rubble:

The spirit of Chicago. Notice her phoenix-rising-from-the-ashes crown and her "I will" breastplate.

1 comment:

Smith clan said...

Lesson: Never leave a lantern near a large bovine.