Title: Charles Sanders
Description: Charcoal portrait of Charles Sanders (Saunders) in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to A. L. Dillenbeck. At the bottom right corner, handwritten in black ink is "Chas. Saunders."
Biographical Note: Sanders served with Quantrill and was part of the raid on Lawrence, Kansas, August 21, 1863. While recuperating at the home of Mrs. Richard Kinney in Jackson County from wounds, Sanders was shot and killed in March 1865 by Captain J. W. Sheets' company of soldiers.
Creator: Dillenbeck, A. L.
Date: Circa 1890s
Subject: Charcoal drawings; Portrait drawings; Guerrillas;
Local Subject: Border Warfare; Bushwhackers; Civil War; Sanders, Charles
Location: MVO-74F Q
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 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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