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Free Performance at Fairyland Park
  • Ruth Harris Bohan
    1891–1981
    born: Petersburg, Illinois, United States ; died: Kansas City, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Free Performance at Fairyland Park, after 1931
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 76.2 x 91.5 cm
    Canvas/Support: 30 x 36 in
  • Bequest of Ruth H. Bohan
  • On view: Gallery 405
  • 1983.0047
Description
Exhibitions

Night performance of trapeze artist. Woman in swing at top center with woman below. Crowds circle around the two. RIngmaster is at right.