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0091391
ALPS: AVALANCHE, 1855.
A mother and her children fleeing an avalanche in the Swiss Alps. Wood engraving, 1855.
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0064718
SAN FRAN. EARTHQUAKE, 1906.
The Heart of the Ruins: American drawing, 1906.
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0064719
PORTUGAL EARTHQUAKE, 1755.
The great earthquake at Lisbon, Portugal, 1 November 1755: contemporary engraving.
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0070636
SAN FRANCISCO, 1906.
The wreckage in San Francisco's Chinatown following the earthquake and fire of 18 April 1906. Photographed by Arnold Genthe.
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0070637
SAN FRANCISCO, 1906.
A view down California Street, San Francisco, following the earthquake and fire of 18 April 1906.
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0006802
TOKYO EARTHQUAKE, 1923.
Survivors of the great Japanese earthquake of 1 September 1923 gathered in one of the main streets of Tokyo. Photograph.
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0006800
NEW MADRID EARTHQUAKE.
The aftermath of the earthquakes in New Madrid, Missouri, 1811-12. Wood engraving, 19th century.
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0000199
CHARLESTON: EARTHQUAKE.
Earth fissure on the railroad line between Charleston, South Carolina, and Savannah, Georgia. Wood engraving, 1886.
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0015776
ITALY: EARTHQUAKES, 1570.
Announcement in a contemporary German woodcut broadside of earthquakes in Italy, at Ferrara and Florence, on 17 November 1570.
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0015777
AUSTRIA: EARTHQUAKE, 1590.
Announcement on a contemporary German broadside of the earthquake at Vienna, Austria on 15 September 1590.
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0015778
ITALY: EARTHQUAKE, 1627.
Announcement of the earthquake at San Severino, Italy, which killed 17,000 people. Contemporary German woodcut broadside, 1627.
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0077343
COMET, 1556.
Announcement of a comet and two earthquakes at Rossanna, Italy, and Constantinople on 5 March 1556. Contemporary German woodcut broadside by Hermann Gall.
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0006803
YOKOHAMA EARTHQUAKE, 1923.
A suburb of Yokohama, Japan, following the great earthquake of 1 September 1923.
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0087551
CALCUTTA: TIDAL WAVE, 1857.
'The Bore,' or great tidal wave at Calcutta, India in 1857. Wood engraving from a contemporary Indian newspaper.
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0087426
JAPAN: EARTHQUAKE, 1650.
The great earthquake at Yedo (Tokyo), Japan, in 1650. Copper engraving, 1669.
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0077341
TOKYO EARTHQUAKE, 1923.
Half of Tokyo in ruins after the fire which followed the earthquake of 1 September 1923. The view from Uyeno Station looking towards the center of the city. Photograph.
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0092559
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
Fire reaches Market Street following the earthquake of 18 April 1906.
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0092562
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
A panorama of destruction following the earthquake of 18 April 1906, with Powell Street on the left, and Leavenworth Street on the right.
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0092564
SAN FRANCISCO EARTHQUAKE.
Emporium Department Store on Market Street following the earthquake of 18 April 1906.
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0092649
TURKEY: EARTHQUAKE, 1883.
Sketches from towns and villages destroyed by an earthquake in Asia Minor, and a medical relief encampment for the wounded (bottom). Wood engraving from an English newspaper of 1883.
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0092655
GREECE: EARTHQUAKE, 1880.
Digging out the wounded after the earthquake on Chios, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Wood engraving, 1880.
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0092657
MANILA: EARTHQUAKE, 1863.
Ruins of the Danish Consulate at Manila, Philippines, following the earthquake of 1863. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0092658
MANILA: EARTHQUAKE, 1863.
Nave of the cathedral at Manila, Philippines, after the earthquake of 1863. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0092659
MANILA: EARTHQUAKE, 1863.
Tower of the Binondo Church at Manila, Philippines, after the earthquake of 1863. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0092660
SPAIN: EARTHQUAKE, 1885.
Ruins of Albanuelas, Spain, following the earthquake of 1885. Contemporary engraving from an English newspaper.
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0092662
MANILA: EARTHQUAKE, 1863.
Church of Santo Domingo at Manila, Philippines, following the earthquake of 1863. Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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0092668
MANILA: EARTHQUAKE, 1863.
Interior of the Governor's Palace at Manila, Philippines, after the earthquake of 1863. Contemporary engraving from an English newspaper.
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0092670
MANILA: EARTHQUAKE, 1863.
Ruins of the government tobacco store at Manila, Philippines, after the earthquake of 1863. Contemporary engraving from an English newspaper.
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0092677
FRANCE: EARTHQUAKE, 1887.
Refugees encamped in the Rue Pertinax, Nice, France, following an earthquake on the Riviera. Wood engraving, 1887.
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0092678
ITALY: EARTHQUAKE, 1873.
Ruins of the church of San Pietro di Feretto after an earthquake near Venice, Italy. Wood engraving, 1873.
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0092679
ITALY: EARTHQUAKE, 1881.
Part of Casamicciola, on the Italian island of Ischia, after an earthquake. Wood engraving, 1881.
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0092680
PERU: EARTHQUAKE, 1868.
Interior view of the Church of St. Anne at Ica, Peru, after the earthquake of 13 August 1868. Contemporary wood engraving.
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0092681
PERU: EARTHQUAKE, 1868.
Crowd in a public square at Ica, Peru, after the earthquake of 13 August 1868.
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0092683
PERU: EARTHQUAKE, 1868.
View of destruction at Arica, Peru, after the earthquake of 13 August 1868.
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0092686
ITALY: EARTHQUAKE, 1856.
Effects of the recent earthquake at Puzzuoli, Italy, near Naples. Wood engraving, 1856.
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0095405
ST. THOMAS: EARTHQUAKE.
Wrecked ships in the harbor of St. Thomas, Danish West Indies, a result of the tsunami that followed an earthquake in the ocean between St. Thomas and St.Croix, 18 November 1867. Wood engraving from a contemporary English newspaper.
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0092507
SAN FRANCISCO, c1900.
Market Street, San Francisco. Photographed c1900.
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0092508
SAN FRANCISCO, c1900.
'Newspaper Row' at Kearny and Market Streets, San Francisco; at far right stands the Hearst Building, second right the Chronicle Building. Photographed c1900.
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0092510
SAN FRANCISCO, c1900.
View of Market Street, looking east from Fifth and Powell Streets. Photographed c1900.
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0092512
SAN FRANCISCO, c1900.
Market Street, looking west from Second Street; the Crocker Building stands at center. Photographed c1900.
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