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Portrait of Kenneth Harlan
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Kenneth Harlan, circa 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.8 x 30.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 12 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0331

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a man in three-quarters view, his body turned toward the left side of the image and his face turned toward the right side. He is standing in front of a background that is gray on the left side and black on the right side of the image. He is wearing a gray dress hat with a thick, black band just above the brim, a gray jacket, a black vest, a white shirt, and a dark-colored tie. The collar of his jacket is turned up slightly.