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portrait of unknown male
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • portrait of unknown male, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 32 x 24.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 5/8 x 9 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0431
Description

Black-and-white, bust-length portrait of a man in front of a gray background, facing the viewer, with crossed arms. His head is turned slightly to his right, and he is wearing a gray suit and vest, with a white shirt and a tie that is light-colored at the top, dark at the bottom. He is wearing a thick, metal ring on his smallest, right finger.