The Great Conemaugh-Valley Disaster

This illustration portrays 'The great Conemaugh-Valley Disaster -- Flood & Fire at Johnstown, PA' and was published by the Chicago printing firm Kurz & Allison, c. 1892. The illustration portrays the Johnstown Flood disaster that occurred on May 31, 1889 in which more than 2,200 people were killed following the failure of the South Fork Dam. During the late 1900s Kurz & Allison published and marketed commemorative posters of historical scenes.

Vintage Illustration

About Our Paper
We use mould-made 100% cotton rag, acid-free archival papers or heavyweight Exhibition Gallery Canvas.

Paper Sizes
Paper sizes are in inches. If an image's dimensions don't exactly match the paper's dimensions there will be a wider margin on the narrowest side. The long edge on prints 34x47 and larger will vary depending on the dimensions of the photo and may be longer than the size listed.

All of our prints come with a margin: 8.5x11 and 11x17 prints have .50-inch margins; 19x13 prints have 1-inch margins; 22x17 prints have 1.5 inch margins; 30x24 Special Edition and 47x34 Magnum prints have 2-inch margins. Canvas prints have slightly wider margins for stretching.

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We've partnered with Simply Framed to offer high-quality custom frames made in the USA. Please allow an additional 2-3 weeks for delivery. Frames come in black or brown wooden finish and include UV-shielding plexiglass, acid-free 4-ply mats with beveled edges, archival acid-free foam core backing, protective paperback finish, wall bumpers, hanging hardware + nails, hanging and care instructions. Frames arrive gift-wrapped in kraft paper.
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