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Heading: San Francisco Earthquake)
Author: Blumberg, A.
Title: Original gelatin silver photograph panorama of San Francisco in flames following the earthquake of April 18, 1906
Place Published: San Francisco/Alameda
Date Published: 1906

Image is 18x42 cm (7¼x16½"), on original cardstock mount. The photographer's copyright rubberstamp on lower right of image.

The billowing clouds of smoke cast a dark pall over the city. The photographer, A. Blumberg, was based in Alameda, though this photograph was obviously taken in San Francisco. Provenance: Joseph V. Costello.


Some silvering in the emulsion, fading at edges, very good.

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San Francisco in flames after earthquake

Estimate $200 - $300Oct 20, 2016
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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