1906 San Francisco After the Earthquake Postcard

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Panorama of San Francisco in ruins, taken via kite photography approx. 2,000 ft (600 m) above San Francisco Bay overlooking water front.It was taken May 28, 1906 by George R. Lawrence.The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco and the coast of Northern California at 5:12 a.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 1906. Devastating fires broke out in the city and lasted for several days. As a result of the quake and fires, about 3,000 people died and over 80% of San Francisco was destroyed.

Our postcards are professionally printed on glossy card stock. The reverse side has a matte finish to ensure that the ink while writing adheres properly. Each card measures 6 by 4 inches and matches the post office standard for postcard mailing. Just add a stamp and address and you are ready to send someone a truly unique postcard!