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Portrait of Gus Edwards
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Gus Edwards, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.6 x 27.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0269

Black-and-white portrait of a seated man, from the waist up, against a black background. His body is on the right side of the image, facing to the left, and his face is turned toward the viewer in three-quarters view. His left arm is bent, and his forearm rests on his left knee. He is wearing a black suit over a white shirt, of which the collar and cuff of his left arm are visible. There is a white carnation attached to the left lapel of his jacket.