1906 San Francisco Earthquake Fire Front Street Print ORIGINAL HISTORIC QUAKE
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"A burning street in San Francisco." This is an image of Front Street, between Howard and Market and shows the manufacturing district ablaze.
Period Paper is pleased to offer an original 1906 collection of historical image prints of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. This collection also includes a number of image prints of other famous earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
The San Francisco Earthquake: On April 18, 1906, shortly after 5:00 a.m. an earthquake, measuring 7.8 on the Richter Scale, struck San Francisco and the outlying area. The damage from the quake was magnified by the subsequent fires which broke out and burned wildly for days. Estimates of the number of victims of this great disaster range from 3000 to possibly 6000.
This 105+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Grayscale
Grade: Very Fine / Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9 inches; 15 x 23 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)