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Ann Pennington
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Ann Pennington, 1919
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 33 x 14.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 x 5 11/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0362
Description

Black-and-white portrait of a woman in full-length, three-quarters view, standing in front of a white, shadowed wall. The woman has dark hair that is partially covering her right eye and tied into two long braids. She is wearing an ankle-length, satin dress that is gathered at the hem, and she is leaning forward slightly, pulling her skirt up to show her ankles. She is wearing black stockings and black shoes. Ann Pennington was a Ziegfeld girl.