[Chicago, Pre—Fire] Inaugural Banquet of the New Hall of the Board of Trade of Chicago. Chicago, Aug., 1865. Printed menu on linen, building façade depicted at top. Framed and matted, 16 x 8 ¾”. Visible creasing in cloth, toned, light soiling and browning. Scarce. While the Chicago Board of Trade had operated from various locations between its opening in 1848 and 1865, this banquet was held to celebrate the opening of its first permanent home within the Chamber of Commerce building. The building was destroyed in the Great Chicago Fire six years later.