Edward Armitage (1817–1896)
In Memory of the Great Fire at Chicago (Cartoon for the Mural Lunette in the Chicago City Hall), 1872
Charcoal on paper, 41 1/4 x 54 in.
Signed, dated, and inscribed (at lower right): E. Armitage 1872; (in the spandrel at upper left): RESURGE; (in the spandrel at upper right): CHICAGO; (at bottom): I WAS THIRSTY AND YE GAVE ME DRINK . . . NAKED AND YE CLOTHED ME