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Cleveland Bronner
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Cleveland Bronner, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 35 x 28 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/4 x 11 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0447
Description

Black-and-white, full-length portrait of a man in profile view, facing the left side of the image. He is dancing in front of a dark background and wearing a floor-length, light-colored feather headdress. His proper right arm is straight and raised above his head, and his left leg is bent so that his foot is raised off of the floor, behind him. He is wearing a long, beaded necklace and a light-colored loincloth. There are beaded, decorative armbands around the tops of each of his arms and around his ankles.