Sketch - San Francisco Fire
8.5 in HIGH x 11.25 in WIDE
(21.59 cm HIGH x 28.57 cm WIDE)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Willoughby

verso: T: San Francisco Fire - 1906 - (View from Berkeley-Night of April 18th)/ Study by Edwin Deakin - 1906
Oakland to the Rescue! April 1, History Spotlight Gallery 2006 - December 2, 2007.

This is an oil painting on canvas showing the Fire in San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake. A row of buildings appears in the foreground across the bottom of the composition. In the distance across a body of water, large hills are surrounded by several plumes of flame and a large cloud of smoke fills the sky at center.
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