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Portrait of Ann Pennington
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Ann Pennington, 1919
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.1 x 19.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/4 x 7 3/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0241
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Black-and-white portrait of a woman in full-length, three-quarters view, standing in front of a white, shadowed wall. The woman has dark hair that is partially covering her right eye and tied into two long braids. She is wearing an ankle-length, satin dress that is gathered at the hem, and she is leaning forward slightly, pulling her skirt up to show her ankles. She is wearing black stockings and black shoes.