Artist. Designer. Composer. Musician. Writer. There were few things Henry Worrall didn't do but he is best known for having drawn an image, titled "Drouthy Kansas." That single image is credited with best promoting the early settlement of Kansas.
His illustrations appeared in Harper's Weekly, and Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
He was hired by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad to illustrate its magazine, Rocky Mountain Tourist. He traveled throughout Kansas, the New Mexico Territory and Colorado.
He made a large wood carving of the seal of Kansas surrounded by products of the state, which was exhibited at the Centennial exposition at Philadelphia in 1876.
But the image “Drouthy Kansas” remained his best known work.
Question: What did Worral’s image have in it?
Answer to Friday’s question: During the summer of 1933, Bonnie and Clyde stayed at the tourist courts in Great Bend while Bonnie recovered from major injuries she received in a car wreck.
The couple are also said to have visited the spa at Geuda Springs and robbed a store in Baxter Springs.
In 1934, they were driving a Ford 730 Deluxe Sedan they had stolen in Topeka when they were ambushed.
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