We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.
(212) 254-4710 ext. 0
Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM
Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to email@example.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.
Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.Sale 2506 | Lot 267
Price Realized: $2,860 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Click Image To EnlargeAdditional Images
Sale 2506 Lot 267
(SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE & FIRE)
A remarkable collection of 40 photographs detailing the insurmountable destruction throughout San Francisco caused by the catastrophic 'quake and subsequent fire of 1906.
The photographs document dramatic destruction throughout the city, with images of partially collapsed and toppled buildings; streets strewn with debris and gaping sinkholes; historic landmarks reduced to rubble; and one image of "relic seekers after the fire." Another image shows two men posed with a retrieved cash register. Silver prints, the images measuring approximately 5x7 and 6 1/2x8 1/2 inches (12.7x17.8 and 16.5x21.6 cm.), and the reverse, many with captions in the negative, and a few with captions, in ink, on recto or verso. 1906
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000
Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,860