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Stereoscopic views of earthquakes in San Francisco, 1868 and 1906

Title
Stereoscopic views of earthquakes in San Francisco, 1868 and 1906 [graphic].
Publication
1868-1906.

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916.
  • Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912.
  • Mayer, Adolph.
  • Davis, James M.
  • Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909.
  • Graves, C. H., -1943.
  • Universal Photo Art Co. pbl
  • Mayer & Callaghan. pbl
  • H.C. White Co. pbl
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Description
  • 8 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 90x180mm. or smaller.
  • 7 stereographs (photoprints) : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Summary
Views of damage from the 1868 and 1906 earthquakes and fire: includes views of building shore up to prevent collapse, gutted buildings, including many with just steel girders left; people viewing the damage, buying dishes at a stand set up amid the rubble; a fire engine crushed by a falling wall; the city hall with dome intact above exposed girders of the tower; a fissure in the street; automobiles and wagons.
Alternative Title
  • The "Perfec" Stereograph. 8701, 8706, 8707, 8709, 8712, 8714.
  • The Art Nouveau (Platino) stereograph.
  • Watkins' Pacific Coast. 984, 985.
  • Pacific Coast Views. 984.
  • San Francisco earthquake series. 12.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Cityscapes.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints.
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
  • Photoprints.
Note
  • Includes views by Carleton E. Watkins, Kilburn and other photographers and publishers.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 89-F413
Title
Stereoscopic views of earthquakes in San Francisco, 1868 and 1906 [graphic].
Imprint
1868-1906.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Connect to:
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Added Author
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916. Photographer
Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912. Publisher
Mayer, Adolph. Publisher
Davis, James M. Photographer
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909. Photographer
Graves, C. H., -1943. Publisher
Universal Photo Art Co. Publisher
Mayer & Callaghan. Publisher
H.C. White Co. Publisher
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Added Title
The "Perfec" Stereograph. 8701, 8706, 8707, 8709, 8712, 8714.
The Art Nouveau (Platino) stereograph.
Watkins' Pacific Coast. 984, 985.
Pacific Coast Views. 984.
San Francisco earthquake series. 12.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 89-F413
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