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unidentified vaudeville entertainer
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • unidentified vaudeville entertainer, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.5 x 18.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/4 x 7 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0298

Black-and-white, waist-length portrait of a shadowy figure. The figure is wearing a headpiece which covers their hair and extends behind the head with a foliate design. The figure's hands are grasping towards the viewer.