John R. Chapin

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This article is about the artist. For the Mayor of Chicago, see John Putnam Chapin.
John R Chapin's rendering of the Great Chicago Fire, printed in Harper's Weekly

John R Chapin (1827-1907) was a 19th-century American artist and illustrator, who worked for Harper's Magazine. He was especially noted for a series of illustrations entitled Artist life in the highlands of New Jersey published in April 1860 which gave a realistic depiction of the daily life of miners.

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