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After the Ruins, 1906 and 2006

Rephotographing the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

After the Ruins, 1906 and 2006( )
By (photographer): Klett, Mark
Kletter, Mark
Contribution by: Lundgren, Michael
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Staff,
California Palace of the Legion of Honor Staff,
Author: Fradkin, Philip L.
Solnit, Rebecca
Photographer: Breuer, Karin
ISBN:978-0-520-24556-3
Publication Date:Mar 2006
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $66.00
Book Description:

How exactly 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, bringing past and present into dynamic juxtaposition, renowned photographer Mark Klett has gone to the same locations pictured in forty-five compelling historic photographs taken in the days following the 1906 earthquake and fires and precisely duplicated each...
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Author Biography
Fradkin, Philip L. (By (photographer))
Rebecca Solnit writes extensively on photography and landscape. She is a contributing editor to Art Issues and Creative Camera and is the author of three books. She has contributed essays to several museum catalogues including Crimes and Splendors: The Desert Cantos of Richard Misrach and the Whitney Museum's Beat Culture and the New America. She was a 1993 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

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