Lot 36 of 541:
1906 San Francisco Earthquake Panorama  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Panoramic photograph of San Francisco in the days following the 1906 earthquake.
Author:
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Pillsbury Picture Co.
Date:
1906
Description:

Original gelatin silver print panoramic photograph, approximately 25x124 cm (10x48¾"). Title and a few locations identified in the negative.

Panoramic view from the Ferry Building, Market Street at the center with southern and northern points along East Street (The Embarcadero) at the left and right extremes. The smoldering remains of San Francisco in the days following the great earthquake of 1906. Several tent encampments can be seen at the northern end. A less common vantage point than typically encountered.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rolled, a bit faded; penciled measurements in lower margin; very good.
 
Item number:
272562a
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