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Large collection of photographs of San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake

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Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500
Price realised:  US$3,300
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Title: Large collection of photographs of San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake Author: Place: Publisher: Date: Late 19th century or early 20th century Description: Large collection of approximately 350 photographs of San Francisco scenes, many with locations captioned in the negative, some captioned by hand in ink. Various sizes, most 9x7" and smaller. A wonderful large collection of San Francisco scenes in the years and decades preceding the 1906 earthquake, includes several copy photographs of 1850s scenes by Fardon, most appear to be early 20th century copy photographs of 19th century images, some from the early years of the 20th century. Many produced by T.E. Hecht, with his studio name in the negative. Mostly scenes of the downtown business district, also a few photographs of early illustrations of San Francisco. A wealth of pre-earthquake information contained in these images. Lot Amendments Condition: Some curling and light wear; overall very good. Item number: 234827

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 515: California & the American West with the Jonathan D. Bulkley Collection of Clipper Ship Sailing Cards
Date of the auction: 12 Sep 2013
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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