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Bingham, George Caleb
Art -- Paintings
Order Number 11
George Caleb Bingham
E Maurice Bloch
Paul C Nagel
John Francis Mcdermott
A Border Blunder
Article describes the border warfare between pro-Union, abolitionist "Jayhawkers" from Kansas and Confederate "Bushwhackers" from Missouri during the Civil War. On August 25, 1863, four days after the...
A Manual For the Observance of Special Days in Missouri Schools
Under a section in the book entitled Biographical, there is a listing for George Caleb Bingham which includes a brief list of his well known pictures and portraits.
A Painterly Escape: Escape as an Artist for a Day in Historic Arrow Rock
Photo and article about the town of Arrow Rock, Missouri as a tourist site for Kansas Citians. Information about the town's Lyceum Theater (pictured) and 19th century Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham....
A Rummage through a House of Fading Whispers
October 12, 1980
Article about the former residence of the Waggoner family of Independence, Missouri, built about 1855 by John Lewis (a farmer from Kentucky) at 313 East Pacific Street and later becoming the home of "the...
Abner Holton Deane (1828-1912): Man of Courage and Conviction
George Caleb Bingham painted Deane and entitled his picture "Major Deane in Jail". Deane, a Baptist minister, was in jail because of the loyalty oath. Although he sided with the Union, he had assisted...
An Address to the Public, Vindicating a Work of Art Illustrative of the Federal Military Policy in Missouri during the Late Civil War
Booklet written by the artist George Caleb Bingham, defending his famous painting of "Order No. 11," explaining its depictions of atrocities brought on by the unfair military treatment of displaced Missouri...
Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose
Reminiscences by Annie Taylor Fisher, or Annie Fisher, of middle and late 19th century Kansas City, including early Quality Hill, the site of Union Station, Carry Nation, Colonel E. Milton McGee (pictured)...
Another Bingham Found: "The Squatters"
Article about "another of the long-lost Bingham genre paintings," describing the series of discoveries of many of Missouri painter George Caleb Bingham's paintings since 1940, and some qualities of his...
Arrow Rock: A National Historic Landmark
Stories of restoration of homes and other buildings in historic Arrow Rock, Missouri, including the George Caleb Bingham residence and the old Arrow Rock Tavern.
Art: Missouri's Greatest Painter--George C. Bingham (1811-1879)
Mention of a self-portrait of Bingham bequeathed to the library by Thomas H. Mastin.
Art: Missouri's Greatest Painter--George P. [sic] Bingham (1811-1879)
Biographical article about Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879), listing locations of several of his paintings.
Battles and Biographies of Missourians, or the Civil War Period of Our State
Chapter of the book about Order Number 11 issued by General Thomas Ewing. Contains heated arguments, including that of George C. Bingham, on both sides of the issue over fairness to Missouri homeowners...
Bingham and Benton: Missouri's Old Masters
March 20, 2005
Review of show, "Bingham to Benton: The Midwest as Muse", also contains biographical information about the two artists.
Bingham as a Lobbyist
One of a series of letters to the editor by an otherwise anonymous "Platte County Granger" attacking Missouri adjutant general George Caleb Bingham's character pertaining to his court indictment for conduct...
Bingham Grave Should Stay in Kansas City
Short essay opposing the proposal to relocate the grave of George Caleb Bingham from Union Cemetery in Kansas City to Arrow Rock, Missouri.
Bingham Independence Studio
Description of the George Caleb Bingham studio in Independence, at 313 West Pacific Street where he painted his famous Order No. 11 painting. The work of the artist himself was "to keep before the minds...
Bingham Ownership Flavors in-the-News Waggoner Estate
History of the Bingham-Waggoner Estate in Independence, Missouri, from its beginnings in 1833 as a plat purchased by Santa Fe trader Robert Rickman, through its occupation by artist George Caleb Bingham's...
Bingham's Brown: The Late Gen. Bingham's Reply to Ex-Gov. Gratz Brown
Most of the page is back and forth discussions regarding Order Number 11 and George Caleb Bingham's painting about it.
One paragraph about George Caleb Bingham's "lies and slanderous insinuations" against Kansas City Times manager M. Munford, related to the controversy over Bingham's conduct with portrait subjects in Washington,...
Bingham, George Caleb-Self Portrait
Clippings and correspondence about the self-portrait painting of Bingham owned by the library and on loan to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
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