antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Lake Michigan) New York: Frank Leslie..., 1884. $225.00

click for detailed image lake michiganvlg.jpg “Michigan. – The Popular Fishing – Ground of Chicago – Angling From the Government Dock on Lake Michigan Opposite the City”

C. Bunnel created the sketch of this print of dozens of amateur and professional fishermen and well dressed and parosoled ladies setting their lines off of the government dock on the Lake. Sailing ships and a tug boat ply the waters with the silhouette of the city skyline beyond in this engraving from Frank Leslies’s Illustrated Newspaper of August 30th, 1884.

10 ¾ x 16 ¼ inches, sheet.
Hand colored wood engraving.
Excellent condition.