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Portrait of Mrs. Zamboni
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Portrait of Mrs. Zamboni, circa 1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.7 x 19.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 5/8 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0333

Black-and-white, full-length portrait of a woman in profile view, facing the left side of the image. She is standing in front of a dark background, wearing a long, dark cloth that is draped around her body. She is holding the cloth around her chest with her proper right hand. In her left hand she is holding a large, circular object, behind her lower back. She is wearing a light-colored cloth, tied around her head, and she has dark, jaw-length hair that is visible from underneath the cloth. Her face is tilted upward so that she is facing the top left corner of the image.