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Portrait of Leo Beers
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Leo Beers, circa 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.6 x 27.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0320
Description
Literature

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a man in three-quarters view, facing the left side of the image. The background is black, and the man is wearing a black tuxedo, so that only his white collar and shirtfront, a white carnation pinned to his lapel, and his face are visible. He has dark hair that is combed back neatly, and his head is tilted slightly toward the left side of the image.