Lot 385 of 395:
San Francisco two years after the great earthquake and fire  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$480
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
San Francisco, Two Years After - Panoramic Photograph

Author:
Lawrence, Geo. R.

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
Geo. R. Lawrence Co.

Date:
1908

Description:

Vintage panoramic photograph, 50x125.5 cm(19½x49½").

Fabulous panoramic image, documenting the rebuilding of San Francisco in the 2 years following the earthquake and fire of 1906. Taken from a "Lawrence Captive Air Ship" at 1000 feet above California and Powell Streets looking south east. The Ferry Building at the left , Union Square at the right. While some rubble-filled sites remain a large portion of the Financial District is well on its way to being rebuilt.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some chipping and short tears at edges; very good.


 
Item number:
237679
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