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After the ruins, 1906 and 2006 : rephotographing the San Francisco earthquake and fire

Author: Mark KlettMichael LundgrenPhilip L FradkinRebecca SolnitKarin BreuerAll authors
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How has San Francisco's urban landscape changed in the hundred years since the earthquake and cataclysmic firestorms that destroyed three-quarters of the city in 1906? For this provocative rephotography project, photographer Klett has gone to the same locations pictured in 45 photographs taken in the days following the 1906 earthquake and fires, and precisely duplicated each photograph's vantage point. The result is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition, pictorial works
History
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Klett; Michael Lundgren; Philip L Fradkin; Rebecca Solnit; Karin Breuer; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.; Legion of Honor (San Francisco, Calif.)
ISBN: 0520244346 9780520244344 0520245563 9780520245563
OCLC Number: 60826500
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition After the ruins, 1906 and 2006 : rephotographing the San Francisco earthquake and fire, organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, December 17, 2005, to June 4, 2006."
Description: 134 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 26 x 29 cm.
Contents: Mark Klett, rephotography, and the story of two San Franciscos / an interview with Karin Breuer --
Hell on earth / Philip L. Fradkin --
The ruins of memory / Rebecca Solnit --
Photographs --
Maps of photograph locations --
List of photographs and credits.
Responsibility: Mark Klett ; with Michael Lundgren ; essays by Philip L. Fradkin and Rebecca Solnit, and an interview with the photographer by Karin Breuer.
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Features an essay on the events surrounding and following the 1906 earthquake. This book also includes an essay that considers the meaning of ruins, resurrection, and the evolving geography and  Read more...

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"After the Ruins is a remarkable achievement. A moving commemoration of a tragic centennial; the residual landscapes of San Francisco that beckon from these words and pictures remind us of history's Read more...

 
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