Title: Clelland (Clell) B. Miller, Deceased

Description: Charcoal portrait of deceased Clell Miller without shirt showing bullet wound above the heart dripping blood. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Clell Miller" written in different handwriting and black ink.

Biographical Note: Clell Miller served under William Anderson during the Civil War. Following the war, Miller was one of the principals in the James-Younger gang robberies. He was killed in Northfield, Minnesota, during a bank robbery on September 7, 1876.

Creator: Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey

Date: Circa 1890s

Subject: Charcoal drawings; Portrait drawings; Criminals; Guerrillas;

Local Subject: Border Warfare; Outlaws; Bushwhackers; Civil War; Miller, Clell; Bank Robberies;

Location: MVO-68F

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 x 17 in.

Digital Format: Tiff imported as jpeg2000

Barcode: 10023099

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

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