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Portrait of Maurice Barrett
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Maurice Barrett, 1919
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.6 x 30.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 12 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0330

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a man in profile, facing the left side of the image. He is holding a crystal ball in his hands, which are in front of his face. His gaze falls on the ball, and he is wearing a white cloth wrapped around his head and several beaded necklaces. He is seated in front of a dark background and there is a light shining on the crystal ball.