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The Burning City, San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Black-and-white view down a steeply sloping street lined by pedestrians and crumbling buildings. Thick smoke billows in the distance.

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  • Black-and-white view down a steeply sloping street lined by pedestrians and crumbling buildings. Thick smoke billows in the distance.

Date:

April 1906, printed 1956

Artist:

Arnold Genthe
American, born Germany, 1869–1942

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Artist

Arnold Genthe

Title

The Burning City, San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1906

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions

19.1 × 31.9 cm (image); 35.5 × 45.6 (mount)

Credit Line

Peabody Fund

Reference Number

1956.1098

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