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Late 19th Century American School The Johnstown Flood

Oil on canvas, 17.5 x 36 inches / apparently unsigned

Late 19th Century American School

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  • Available for purchase
  • Professionally conserved and framed
  • Competitively priced
  • Custom framing available

This dramatic painting of the 1889 Johnstown Flood is very well done. The composition shows the earthy, naturalistic horrors experienced during the flood. Subtle symbolism such as the “cross” shaped piece of housing debris in the foreground and the Franklin Street United Methodist Church (one of the few buildings that survived the flood) in the background make this a one of a kind treasure.

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