Title: Baxter Mitchell

Description: Charcoal portrait of Baxter Mitchell dressed in suit coat, vest,shirt, and cravat. The drawing is not signed but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. "Baxter Mitchell" is handwritten in lower right corner in black ink.

Biographical Note: Little is known about Baxter Mitchell, who may also be Baker Mitchell, except that he took part in Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas, August 21, 1863.

Creator: Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey

Date: Circa 1890s

Subject: Charcoal drawings; Portrait drawings; Guerrillas;

Local Subject: Border Warfare; Bushwhackers; Civil War; Mitchell, Baxter;

Location: MVO-69F Q

Notes: The 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 Type: Art Work, 14.5 x 18.5 in.

Digital Format: Tiff imported as jpeg2000

Barcode: 10023100

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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