In 1857, abolitionist John Brown began making plans and gathering support for a planned attack at Harper's Ferry.John Steuart Curry's "Tragic Prelude," 1938-1940Ó 

Abolitionist John Brown has been famously depicted in a mural done by Kansas artist John Steuart Curry in the State Capitol building in Topeka, completed in 1940.  The mural  portrays Brown almost as an Old Testament prophet, a Bible in one hand, a rifle in the other.
In 1857, abolitionist John Brown began making plans and gathering support for a planned attack at Harper's Ferry.John Steuart Curry's "Tragic Prelude," 1938-1940Ó Abolitionist John Brown has been famously depicted in a mural done by Kansas artist John Steuart Curry in the State Capitol building in Topeka, completed in 1940. The mural portrays Brown almost as an Old Testament prophet, a Bible in one hand, a rifle in the other.
In 1857, abolitionist John Brown began making plans and gathering support for a planned attack at Harper's Ferry.John Steuart Curry's "Tragic Prelude," 1938-1940Ó Abolitionist John Brown has been famously depicted in a mural done by Kansas artist John Steuart Curry in the State Capitol building in Topeka, completed in 1940. The mural portrays Brown almost as an Old Testament prophet, a Bible in one hand, a rifle in the other.

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March 13, 2011 12:00 AM

Art in Kansas has a long and varied history

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