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Accession Number: 1959.137.19

Entitled: Quantrill's Raid, Aug. 21, 1863

Physical Description: Black and white watercolor on paper of scene depicting men riding through a burning town. Burning buildings in left foreground. Road, with horseback riders, in right foreground. Smoke filled horizon in background. Image painted on a parchment paper.

Date: Between 1866 and 1919

Dimensions (in cm): 56.70 (H) 45.50 (W)

Marks/Inscriptions: [back, upper left] gk2.D4 / L.5 / K // [back center] Lawrence ? Scenes / Quantrills Raid, Aug. 21, 1863 / Sketch by Mrs. Lauretta Louise Fox Fisk / # 196 // [in red] 196 // [stamped in lower left corner] KANSAS STATE / HISTORICAL SOCIETY / SEP 29 1944 // [below stamp, handwritten in ink] Washburn University // [lower right corner, in red ink] 196 //

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Use, Place of: Douglas County (Kan.)
    Origin, Place of: Kansas
    Use, Place of: Lawrence (Kan.)
    Individual: Quantrill, William Clarke, 1837-1865
    Theme/topic: Border Wars
    Theme/topic: Kansas Territory
    Theme/topic: Civil War, 1861-1865
    Theme/topic: Lawrence Raid (1863)
    Individual: Fisk, Lauretta Louise Fox, 1866-1919

Creators and Contributors

    Fisk, Lauretta Louise Fox

Status: Cataloged

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