Fire Starting on Market, opposite McAlister Rogers store at 5:30 AM; Chadwick, H...
Fire Starting on Market, opposite McAlister Rogers store at 5:30 AMAbout this object
Harry W. Chadwick (1860-1933) was a U. S. Signal Corps photographer who documented the aftermath of the earthquake. The photographer was born in Louisville, Kentucky. Chadwick served as a photographer for the military for 28 years—retiring as a Master Signal Electrician. Chadwick photographed During the Spanish-American war in 1898, he photographed the taking of Manilla. Harry Chadwick’s last post was in the Presidio of San Francisco, where the photographer captured the devastation of the 1906, San Francisco earthquake. Depicted in the image is a repercussion of the 1906, San Francisco Earthquake. The Visual Studies Workshop (Rochester, NY) had a touring exhibition in 1980, which used 66 silver prints—providing a “grand tour” of the natural disaster. A fire occurred on Market across from McAlister Rogers Store at 5:30 AM.
1906Medium and Materials
gelatin-silver printInscription and Marks
verso: [pencil] .S195verso: [pencil] 78:151:10verso: [pencil] me.1Measurements
image: 12.4 cm x 16.5 cmSubject and Association Keywords
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