Title: Charles Sanders

Description: Charcoal portrait of Charles Sanders (Saunders) in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. 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: Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey

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 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 18.5 in.

Digital Format: Tiff imported as jpeg2000

Barcode: 10023105

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

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