1907 Print San Francisco After Earthquake Buildings - ORIGINAL HISTORIC TW4


This is an original 1907 two-page halftone print featuring several images of San Francisco eighteen months after the earthquake.

Pictured in the image is the Steel Frame Building, Mutual Savings Bank, Whittell Building, Call Building, City of Paris Building, Humboldt Savings Bank and Flannery Building.

The San Francisco earthquake was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco, California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. The most accepted estimate for the magnitude of the earthquake is a moment magnitude (Mw) of 7.9. The earthquake and resulting fire are one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the United States.


This 104+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 10 inches; 16 x 25 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)

Keywords specific to this image: seismic activity, tremor, damages