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Robert (Bob) Ewing Younger
Robert (Bob) Ewing Younger
TitleRobert (Bob) Ewing Younger
DescriptionCharcoal portrait of Bob Younger in suit coat, shirt, and tie. The drawing is not signed but is attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. "Bob Younger (?)" is written in black ink at the lower right corner.
Biographical NoteBob, along with his brothers Cole and Jim, were part of the James-Younger gang. He was only nine years old in 1862 and was not part of the Quantrill guerrillas. He took part in the Northfield, Minnesota, bank robbery on September 7, 1876. Two weeks after the robbery, he was arrested with his two brothers and sent to prison at Stillwater, Minnesota, where he died September 15, 1889. Bob is buried in Lee's Summit, Missouri.
CreatorAnna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey
DateCirca 1890s
SubjectCharcoal drawings
Portrait drawings
Criminals
Local SubjectBorder Warfare
Outlaws
Younger Brothers
Younger, Robert E. (Bob)
LocationMVO-81F Q
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 x 18 in.
Digital FormatTiff imported as jpeg2000
Barcode10023112
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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