La Salle Street, Looking North from Monroe Street.

George N. Barnardnegative 1871; print 1872

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the destruction on La Salle Street from Monroe Street after the fire. Piles of rubble and debris cover the ground surrounding an ornately carved archway that remains standing. A horse-drawn carriage can be seen on the street in front of an intact building on the right.


  • Title: La Salle Street, Looking North from Monroe Street.
  • Creator: George N. Barnard
  • Date Created: negative 1871; print 1872
  • Location Created: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 13.1 × 9.3 cm (5 3/16 × 3 11/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.1009.4
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: George N. Barnard (American, 1819 - 1902)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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