Apr 19, 2011
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Photograph of San Francisco in ruins from Lawrence Captive Airship, 2000 feet above San Francisco Bay…; 1906 Geo. R. Lawrence Co.
“George Lawrence used aerial kites to photograph San Francisco after the devastating 1906 earthquake. His photographs appeared in newspapers around the world and generated more than $15,000 for the photographer.”

Photograph of San Francisco in ruins from Lawrence Captive Airship, 2000 feet above San Francisco Bay…; 1906 Geo. R. Lawrence Co.

George Lawrence used aerial kites to photograph San Francisco after the devastating 1906 earthquake. His photographs appeared in newspapers around the world and generated more than $15,000 for the photographer.”

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