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Fred Whitefield
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Fred Whitefield, 1921
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 27.5 x 21.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 13/16 x 8 7/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0406
Description

Black-and-white, waist-length portrait of a man in three-quarters view, facing the left side of the image. He is standing in front of a white background and he has dark hair that is parted on the left side of his head. He is wearing a tweed suit and matching vest, a white, collared shirt, and a black bowtie. The thumb of his left hand is in the pocket in his vest, and there is a watch chain running into this same pocket. His right hand is clutching the edge of his proper right side of his jacket.