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Fire Whorl, Lyon County, Kansas
  • Larry Schwarm
    born 1944
    born: Greensburg, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • Fire Whorl, Lyon County, Kansas, 1994
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromogenic color print (Ektacolor™)
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 43.6 x 43.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 3/16 x 16 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 60.8 x 50.6 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 23 15/16 x 19 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Gift of David and Linda Mannering
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0011

Exterior. A fire whorl (also known as a fire whirl or erroneously as a fire tornado) reaches from the ground to the sky, rooted in a prairie burn on the ground. Smoke emminates around it.