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Title
The Burning of San Francisco April 18, 19, 20, 1906
Contributor
Beck, C. A
Schmidt Litho. Co
Date Created and/or Issued
1906
Publication Information
S[an] F[rancisco] : Schmidt Lithograph Co
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
2005-0524.
Bird's-eye view of San Francisco in flames, Ferry Building in foreground, center. Text on sheet: "The greatest conflagration in the history of the world. The Burning of San Francisco April 18, 19, 20, 1906. 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." C.A. Beck written in lower right corner of image.
Negative, no. 27,108 (4 x 5 in.) color transparency.
Type
image
Format
Pictorial works.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 print : lithograph, col. ; 21 1/4 x 33 1/4 in. image on 25 1/4 x 35 3/4 in. sheet.
Identifier
(C)001386638CSL01-Aleph
(DRA)VVV-9917
Language
English
Subject
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906--Pictorial works
Earthquakes--California--San Francisco
Fires--California--San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)--Pictorial works
Prints
Lithographs
Bird's-eye views
Place
California
San Francisco
San Francisco (Calif.)

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