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Lawrence Massacre, Mural design for the Fort Scott Post Office
  • Ethel Magafan
    1916–1993
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: Woodstock, New York, United States
  • Lawrence Massacre, Mural design for the Fort Scott Post Office, 1937
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on paper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19.9 x 48.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 13/16 x 19 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29.5 x 57.4 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 22 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0003
Description
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Exhibitions

Six horsemen attacking eight Lawrence citizens. Burning buildings in background. Smoky black sky fills the top of the composition. Church steeple in back center.