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Sammy Baird
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Sammy Baird, 1925
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 21.5 x 30.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 7/16 x 12 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0359
Description
Exhibitions

Black-and-white image of a woman in full-length, in profile view. She is turned toward the right side of the image and standing in front of a white background. She is facing a dark vase with a tall, flowering branch. She has short, dark hair and she is wearing a dark hat with a large white flower decoration on the side. She is wearing a long, dark, satin robe with light-colored edges and floral decorations, and dark, satin pants with light-colored trim. She is wearing light-colored ballet shoes and standing on the toes of her proper left foot. Her right foot is raised to knee-level. Her left hand is raised to chest-level and the palm of her hand is turned up.