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Cleveland Bronner
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Cleveland Bronner, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34 x 27.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0314

Black-and-white, full-length image of a male dancer in profile view. He is kneeling, extending his proper right knee forward while his left leg is extended behind his body. He is facing the left side of the image, and both of his hands are raised above his head, which is tilted back, facing the top of the image. The image is dark with a small spotlight highlighting his face, shoulders, and arms. He is wearing a Native American costume, with a long, feather headdress and a beaded loincloth. There are beaded bands around his arms and tassels hanging from his necklace.