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Grace La Rue
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Grace La Rue, 1915–1928
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35 x 28 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/4 x 11 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0309
Description
Literature

Black-and-white, waist-length portrait of a woman in three-quarters view, her face turned toward the right side of the image. She is seated in front of a white, shadowed background, and wearing a dark hat. She has dark, jaw-length hair that is visible from underneath her hat and she is wearing dark lipstick. There is a sheer scarf covering her chest, falling from her proper left shoulder to the right side of her waist. Both of her hands are covering her chest and holding the scarf in place. She is wearing a thin, metal ring on her proper left hand.