George Caleb Bingham
May 12, 2011
The "Bingham Lady", Patricia Moss, presented a genealogical abstract using the paintings of George Caleb Bingham on March 22, 2011. Bingham, who painted in the 1850s and 1860s, is well known for his portraits of local families and his political prints, including Order #11.
This year is the 100th anniversary of George Caleb Bingham’s birth. There are many activities and presentations going on in the area to commemorate this event. The Bingham-Waggoner Mansion in Independence takes one back to the time just before and during the Civil War. Check the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Truman Presidential Library for other displays of Bingham’s work.
Midwest Genealogy Center