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The Burning of San Francisco April 18, 19, 20, 1906

Alternative title:
Burning of San Francisco, 1906
Author/Creator:
Beck, Carl A.
Contributor:
Schmidt Lithograph Company, San Francisco (lithographer)
Imprint:
1906
Type of resource:
Still image
Format:
chromolithograph on paper with hand-coloring
Dimensions:
25-1/4 x 37 inches
Condition:
good; some creasing, repaired hole left side, paper replaced upper edge, water stains lower edge, buckled paper
Description:
Cityscape with wharf in foreground and fire consuming city background. Annotations: “The greatest conflagration in the history of the world. Over 450 square blocks were destroyed with a loss of over 500 million dollars. In the above scene the fire line is over five miles in length on the evening of the first day.”
Collection:
Reid W. Dennis collection of California lithographs, 1850-1906
Subject:
1906 Earthquake
Identifier:
rd-413
Use and reproduction:
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Copyright:
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