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Chic (Charles) Sale
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Chic (Charles) Sale, 1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.4 x 28 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0275
Label Text

Black-and-white, full-length portrait of a man facing the viewer frontally. He is standing in front of a white background and wearing a black suit with four large, metal buttons on the jacket, which is open in the front. He is wearing a striped tie, a dark, collared shirt, and black shoes. He is holding a pair of dark gloves in his proper right hand, his proper left hand is in the front pocket of his pants. He has straight, dark hair that is parted on the right side of his head, and he is wearing a black hat with a short brim in the front. He has a thick, dark mustache and his eyes are opened widely.