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Theodore de Niedman photograph album of the San Francisco earthquake and fire and Benicia Barracks [graphic].
BANC PIC 2012.086--PIC
Collection Overview

Title:

Theodore de Niedman photograph album of the San Francisco earthquake and fire and Benicia Barracks

Creator/Contributor:

De Niedman, Theodore., creator

Creator/Contributor:

De Niedman, W. F.

Abstract:

Album includes snapshot views and some commerically reproduced images depicting San Francisco during and shortly after the devastation of the 1906 earthquake and fire. Album also includes ms transcription of letter written by Theodore de Niedman on April 19, 1906 recounting his experience of the earthquake. Also includes views of the Benicia Barracks and Arsenal, and a boyhood portrait of Theodore de Niedman. Laid in photographs removed from album and foldered separately.

Date:

1906-1907 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Photographs
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906 -- Personal narratives
Military bases -- California -- Benicia -- Photographs
Benicia (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- Pictorial works

Note:

Photographers unknown; most, presumably, are taken by Theodore de Niedman and/or W.F. de Niedman.
Possibly compiled and captioned by Dr. W.F. de Niedman.
Album leaves contain ms captions for most photographs.
Title devised by cataloger.
Purchase; from Marc Selvaggio Bookseller ; 2012.
Theodore de Niedman was the son of Dr. W.F. de Niedman, an Army doctor stationed at the Benicia Barracks during the time of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. Theodore contracted typhoid fever by drinking infected water in the days after the disaster and died on May 5, 1906. (Per vendor's background research.)
Item list available in library.

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Cyanotypes.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box (ca. 135 photographic prints) : b&w and cyanotype ; 19 x 28 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2012.086--PIC

Origin:

California