Africa | Woman's wrapper from the Nupe people of Nigeria | 20th century | Cotton; indigo || @Duncan Clarke usefully added "A very strange cloth that most probably is not Nupe and may be from one of the ethnic groups in northern Benin Republic where I have seen similar but less complex pieces. "
WILLIAM CLARKE WONTNER - 1857-1930...a neo-classical painter during the neo-classical movement of England, of which Lawrence Alma-Tadema was the foremost leader. Wontner added Orientalist elements into his paintings because he loved to paint seductive women often against white marble walls in classical oriental settings.
William Clarke Quantrill of the southern Quantrill Raiders. He is remembered for his escapades along the Missouri-Kansas border during the Civil War, and more specifically the raid on Lawrence, Kansas. He was one of effective of the Raiders of that day, and was a particular thorn in the side of the Union. He was killed in a Union ambush in Kentucky, 1865. The James brothers and the Youngers got their start with him.