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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: 30.1 x 21.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 7/8 x 8 7/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0377
Description

Black-and-white waist-length portrait of a man, viewed frontally, standing in front of a gray background. He is gazing directly at the viewer, and has dark hair that is combed back. He is wearing a three-piece, pinstripe suit with a white shirt and dark-colored tie. His hands are in his pockets, and there is a thin, gold chain across his chest.