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    Lot of Ten San Francisco Earthquake Broadsides 1906.
    Following the great San Francisco Earthquake and fire of 1906, William Randolph Hurst, in an effort to capitalize on the devastation periodically inserted these large broadside images of the earthquakes aftermath. He purchased the images from two photographers and printed some of the most vivid photographs of the event. These broadsides showcase these events. Included in the collection are; Two Panoramic Views of San Francisco from the Waterfront, In the Heart of the Ruins, Bird's Eye View from City Hall Dome and Ruins of Chinatown, etc. Overall a very rare set of earthquake broadsides. Small size 31.75" x 18", large 37.25" x 18".

    Condition
    . Very good. Separation to some folds and chipping to edges without loss of text or image.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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