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Freckles Berry
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Freckles Berry, 1915–1928
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.5 x 25 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/8 x 9 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0348
Description

Black-and-white, waist length portrait of a boy in three-quarters view, facing toward his left. He is standing in front of a light-colored background with his arms crossed and his gaze fixed on the viewer. He has short, dark hair that is combed back neatly, and freckles all over his face. He is wearing a tweed suit, white shirt, and a dark tie. In his left hand, closest to the viewer, he is holding a newsboy hat, made of the material as his suit.