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Armend Kaliz
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Armend Kaliz, 1921
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35.3 x 28 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 11 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0397
Description

Black-and-white, waist-length portrait of a man in three-quarters view, facing the right side of the image. He is sitting in front of a dark background and the light source highlights his face and chest. The man is smoking a cigarette and there is a trail of smoke floating up from his cigarette in the top right quadrant of the image. He is seated in a chair, his right elbow resting on the arm of the chair, holding the cigarette in his right hand at chest level. He has short hair that is combed back, and a small mustache. He is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, and a dark tie with thin white stripes.