Title: John Jarrette
Description: Charcoal portrait of John Jarrette dressed in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. In the lower right hand corner is "John Jarrette" written in different handwriting and black ink.
Biographical Note: Jarrette served as a captain under Quantrill and was married to the Younger brothers' sister Josephine. He also was a member of the James-Younger Gang.
See Also: "Portraits of Conflict: A Photographic History of Missouri in the Civil War," p. 149 [MVSC Q 977.803 B67P].
Creator: Dillenbeck, A. L.
Date: Circa 1890s
Subject: Charcoal drawings; Criminals; Guerrillas; Portrait drawings;
Local Subject: Border Warfare; Outlaws; Jarrette, John; Bushwhackers; Civil War;
Notes: The portrait was separated from the original mat board. It is believed that most if not all of the Dillenbeck 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 Type: Art Work, 14.5 x 18.5 in.
Digital Format: Tiff imported as jpeg2000
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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