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Arnold Genthe – Image Gallery

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1898 – ‘The Street of Gamblers’ (Ross Alley), Chianatown, San Francisco, California


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Arnold Genthe (January 8, 1869 – August 9, 1942) was a photographer, best known for his photos of San Francisco’s Chinatown, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and his portraits of noted people, from politicians and socialites to literary figures and entertainment celebrities.

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personal thought:

I suspect these ‘old man’ came to America in the 1860’s to build the Trancontinental Railway.

A very late, thank you.


August 23, 2012 - Posted by | American photoghaphers | , , , , ,

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