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Auction archive: Lot number 273

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

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$3,300
Auction archive: Lot number 273

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

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$3,300
Beschreibung:

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 100 photographs of San Francisco scenes, most with locations captioned in the negative. Most approximately 7x9", a few smaller. A wonderful 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. 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: 231691

Auction archive: Lot number 273
Auction:
Datum:
29 Nov 2012
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

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 100 photographs of San Francisco scenes, most with locations captioned in the negative. Most approximately 7x9", a few smaller. A wonderful 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. 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: 231691

Auction archive: Lot number 273
Auction:
Datum:
29 Nov 2012
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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