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William (Bill) Chadwell, Deceased
William (Bill) Chadwell, Deceased
TitleWilliam (Bill) Chadwell, Deceased
DescriptionCharcoal portrait of deceased William (Bill) Chadwell, alias Bill Stiles or Styles, without a shirt, showing bullet hole in the heart dripping blood. Drawing is signed by the artist. Immediately below the signature is "Bill Chadwell" written in different handwriting and black ink.
Biographical NoteChadwell, a member of the James-Younger Gang, was shot down on the street during the robbery of the First National Bank in Northfield, Minnesota, September 7, 1876.
CreatorAnna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey
DateCirca 1890s
SubjectCharcoal drawings
Portrait drawings
Criminals
Local SubjectChadwell, Bill
Outlaws
LocationMVO-51F
NotesThe portrait was separated from the original mat board. It is believed that most if not all of Anna Stacey's drawings were made from photographs. The MVO (Missouri Valley Oversize) is composed of various types of art work including paintings, sculpture, drawings and sketches, large-size photographs, posters, and other miscellaneous items.
Item TypeArt Work, 14.5 x 18 in.
Digital FormatTiff imported as jpeg2000
Barcode10023082
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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