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Fire in an Opera House

ca. 1865-1895 Lawrence W. Ladd pen and ink, watercolor, and gouache on paper 17 3/4 x 28 5/8 in. (45.1 x 72.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.177 Not currently on view


Architecture Interior - civic - theater

Disaster - fire

Figure group

Performing arts - opera

State of being - emotion - fear


folk art


paint - gouache

paint - watercolor

paper - wove paper

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