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Beth Beri, Vaudeville Dancer
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Beth Beri, Vaudeville Dancer, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 29.2 x 19.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0304
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Black-and-white, waist-length portrait of a woman in three-quarters view, facing the left side of the image. She is holding a small, round fruit, perhaps an apple, to her open mouth. She has light-colored, shoulder-length hair that is curled into ringlets. Her mouth is open as though she is about to take a bite of the fruit, and she is wearing dark lipstick. She is wearing a white, collared, buttoned shirt under dark overalls with thin white stripes.