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Album of photographs of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000
Price realised:  US$840
Lot number 265, Views: 100

Title: Album of photographs of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Author: ** Place: San Francisco Publisher: Date: 1906 Description: Album of approximately 65 photographs. Various sizes from 4½x6" to 8x10". Mounted to the leaves of a period album, covers now lacking, overall approximately 11x15¼". A fabulous album of scenes of the destruction caused by the April, 1906 earthquake, includes several images of the fires and of the refugee camps in the days and weeks following the quake. Most of the photos are commercially produced images by T. Hecht, captioned in the negative. A few are from other identified photographers and others have no photographer information. Lot Amendments Condition: Album covers lacking, some wear to edges of mounting cards, images overall very good or better. Item number: 231690

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 494: Fine Americana - African American History - Cartography
Date of the auction: 29 Nov 2012
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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