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San Francisco Bay Area Earthquake of 1868
BANC PIC 1984.021 -- CDV  
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Description
The San Francisco Bay Area Earthquake of 1868 collection contains eleven cartes de visite and two stereographs taken in 1868 by various photographers. The collection documents the damage exacted by the Hayward earthquake of October 21, 1868, estimated to have had a Richter scale magnitude of seven. Hayward structures pictured in the collection include the Edminton Grain Warehouse, the Morse and Heslep Flour Mill, and the San Leandro Courthouse. Also pictured is the Estudillo residence of San Leandro, and three San Francisco street scenes.
Extent
11 cartes de visite, 10 x 7 cm.; 2 stereographs, 9 x 18 cm. 14 digital objects
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish photographs must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Pictorial Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Restricted originals. Use viewing prints only: shelved as BANC PIC 1984.021 --PIC. Use of originals only by permission of the Curator of Pictorial Collections, The Bancroft Library.