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Portrait of Beth Beri
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Beth Beri, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 32.5 x 25.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0281
Description
Literature

Black-and-white, full-length portrait of a woman, facing the left side of the image. The image is dark and grainy, and the left side of the image is much darker than the right side. The woman is kneeling on the floor and holding what appears to be a lid in her proper right hand. She is wearing a dark hat and she has dark, jaw-length hair. She is wearing a chest-length, beaded necklace and a black, strapless gown with a rope tied around her waist.