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Earthquake and fire of 1906 photographs [graphic].
BANC PIC 1989.003--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Earthquake and fire of 1906 photographs

Creator/Contributor:

Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942, photographer.

Abstract:

Collection contains professionally produced photographic prints taken by Arnold Genthe in San Francisco following the earthquake and fire of 1906. Views show refugee camps, Market St. (including the Monadnock, Call, and Crocker Buildings) and the Fairmont Hotel. Also included is a group portrait of soldiers (perhaps taken at the Presidio?). The versos of three prints (nos. 3, 5, and 6) bear the stamp of Genthe.

Date:

1906 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Fires -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Stamp on verso of 3 reads: Arnold Genthe. Photographer(s) of others unknown.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
6 photographic prints : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1989.003--PIC

Origin:

California