Charred corpse of a victim of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, April 1906


Genthe’s images of the San Francisco earthquake and fire, like the one above of a charred corpse, capture the destruction and loss of life of this natural disaster, April 1906.

Source and Copyright

Creator Arnold GEnthe
Medium Black and White Photograph
Source Library of Congress
Collection Arnold Genthe Collection
Number LC-G403-BN-0240-B
Copyright Public Domain
Disclaimer Courtesy of the Library of Congress