Alternate Histories: Chicago

I should probably be looking for necessary household items like a bookshelf and chairs. Instead, I am entranced by this endearing series of prints by Alternate Histories on Etsy. They are very amusing, revisionist views of past realities with a fantastical twist. Some refer to this style as “steampunk,” but these prints are not strictly a part of the genre as they do not utilize retro-modern technologies. One print features aliens as a cause of the Chicago Fire while another considers a monster attack on the “L” train. Adorable kitsch. I may be buying this one soon: