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Evelyn Subject
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Evelyn Subject, 1922
  • 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
  • 1971.0412

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a woman in three-quarters view, her face turned toward the viewer frontally. She has jaw-length, dark, curly hair and she is gazing toward the top left corner of the image. She is covering her chest with her proper left hand, and a large piece of dark material. There is a piece of very sheer, dark fabric wrapped around her shoulders and she is wearing a single-stranded, pearl necklace. She is wearing a thin, metal ring on her ring finger and another on her small finger of her left hand.