Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Inscription

lower left support in graphite by unknown hand: T13153; lower right support in graphite by unknown hand: RLH # 1146 / 85.00

text at bottom in plate:
The Burning of the Theatre in Richmond, Virginia, on the Night of the 26th. December 1811, / By which awful Calamity, upwards of One Hundred of its most valuable Citizens suddenly lost their lives, and many others, were much injured. / Published Feby. 25th. 1812 by B. Tanner. No. 74 South 8th. St. Philadelphia.

Provenance

(The Old Print Shop, New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1956; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1963
Progress of An American Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1963
Related Content