1909 postmarked San Francisco Earthquake chromolithograph post card

This chromolithograph card is entitled The City Hall San Francisco One hour after the Earthquake, April 18, 1906. The card shows the damage to the city hall with much of the facade stripped off of the tower and severe damage to the roof. There are people milling around in the street outside. The card was published by Arthur Capper, Topeka, Kan. The card is in good condition.

The back of the card has a postmark, address and message in pencil. The upper left hand corner has the Capper insignia.

There is a message that reads: Dear Cousin Flora, How are you I am well but mamma has been sick for quite a while. I sent you two post cards quite a while ago but thought maby (sic) you dident (sic) get them. I rec one from you the other day. Well I will close hoping this will find you all well. Lots of love from Anna Seaburg R. R. 7

GENEALOGY NOTE: This card is from Anna Seaburg in Ottumwa Iowa to her cousin Miss Florenc Gustafson 200 S. 8th Street Hannibal, MO.

Item ID: 4198

$8 USD

Add to Wish List

Only 1 available, and another shopper is interested. Don't miss out!

Carolyn's Timeless Treasures


Carolyn Martin, Florissant, MO   

Eclectic, Unique and Whimsical Antique and Collectible Items for the discerning collector.

Ruby Lane Shop Rating
Platinum Rating Platinum
Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2003

Proud to have sold exclusively on Ruby Lane for 11 years.

Shipping/Handling:To Be Determined
Insurance:$1.95 USD

Price for shipping to USA change location


Estimate shipping to a different location:




Promotional Shipping Rules apply

More from Carolyn's Timeless Treasures