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Taylor Holmes
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Taylor Holmes, 1919
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 30.5 x 25 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0343
Description

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a man, his shoulders are turned in a three-quarters view, facing to his right, and his head is facing frontally. He has short, dark hair that is combed back neatly. There are dark shadows above his eyelids, and he has dark eyes. He is wearing a dark suit and tie that has several small decorations, and a white shirt.