Old Mother Leary
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Even though the city-destroying fire started in their barn, the O’Leary’s’ home managed to survive unscathed.
One of several graphic images placing the blame for the fire on Mrs. O’Leary and her cow
Norman Rockwell’s painting of Mrs. O’Leary and her cow
Images of Booksellers Row on State Street
This illustration appeared in Harpers Magazine shortly after the fire.
This artist was as interested in the reaction of the public as in the fire itself.
This young boy provided an illustrated account of his family’s attempt to protect their home.