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Portrait of Pauline Lord
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Pauline Lord, circa 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 33 x 25.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 x 10 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0322

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a woman in three-quarters view, with her face turned toward the left side of the image in profile. She is seated in front of a light-colored background and she has short, dark, wavy hair that is combed back. She is wearing a single-stranded, pearl necklace that falls to her chest, and a sleeveless shirt with a deep neckline and beaded decoration.