An Edwardian couple breaks from their journey through a thick forest to amorously embrace. The sign indicates they might be on their way to Chicago, but they appear to be a long way off.
The caption reveals that they are indeed quite lost: “Chicago agrees with me.” While Chicago might well have kept them “must too busy” once they arrived, one thinks these two are a little lost in love, and nowhere near Chicago.
This postcard image appears to have come from Great Britain; actually, several towns affixed their names to it.
Imagine a British couple’s surprise when visiting America’s most American of cities in 1900 (no thick forests to be found):