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Olsen and Johnson
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Olsen and Johnson, circa 1925
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25 x 20 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0283
Description
Literature

Black-and-white, bust-length double portrait of two men in three-quarters view, facing the left side of the image. The man on the left side of the image is slightly shorter, with dark hair that is combed back. He is smiling and has thick, dark eyebrows. He is wearing a gray suit, white shirt, and dark bowtie. The man on the right side of the image has dark hair that is also combed back, and he is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and striped tie. The end of a small scarf is visible from the left pocket of his jacket, and there is a small pin with a rose on his lapel.