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Janette Dietrick
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Janette Dietrick, 1921
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 30.5 x 22.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 x 8 13/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0409

Black-and-white, full-length portrait of a woman in three-quarters view, turned toward the right side of the image. She has short, dark hair and bangs, and she is wearing a sleeveless, white dress that has ruffles around the collar and a layered, mid-thigh-length skirt, which she is pulling outward with both of her hands. There is embroidered, light-colored floral designs around the collar and skirt of her dress. She is wearing white ankle socks and small white shoes, and her heels are raised off of the floor. Her head is tilted slightly toward her proper right shoulder and she is gazing at the viewer and smiling.