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San Francisco Earthquake & Fire Photos & Panoramas

A group of photos of the immediate aftermath of the 1906 Earthquake & Fire in San Francisco, along with 4 newspaper panoramas of parts of San Francisco, and a newspaper handbill regarding corruption following the disaster.

14 original photos, some snapshots of the Fire following the Earhquake of 1906. Showing Market Street, Fell Street near Franklin, Chinatown, Grant Ave., Golden Gate Park set up for refugees, a scene at the Presidio, the Call Building, and two larger shots of the ruined tower of City Hall with a domed top. Also, from the San Francisco Examiner 2 identical 1906 panoramic photos of the City with an outline of the destroyed portions; another similar, the photos taken from the Waterfront showing close-ups of destroyed areas; another larger similar taken from the roof of the St. Francis Hotel; another identical but in lesser condition; an “Editorial page” from the Call-Bulletin decrying corruption in the city, made to be mounted on a wall, but with newspaper advertising on the back. Dimensions: Varying. Some of the panoramas if opened would be three feet or more. The nap shots also vary, but are around 3 by 2 inches, with some larger. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $30.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. 

 

Condition:

The newspaper panoramas are mostly very good, with small tears at the folds, and creases, one with minor water damage. The “Editorial page” is yellowed and has minor tears. The photos are very good. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups. We do not accept credit cards. 

Estimate: $100 - $250
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$182
08/05/2021

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21%.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.