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Portrait of Valeska Suratt
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Valeska Suratt, 1919
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 28.6 x 22.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/4 x 9 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0239
Description
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Portrait of female with hair pulled back, wearing pearl earrings, necklace and ring. The necklace is wrapped around her fingers. She has a fur scarf(?) around her shoulders.