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Jack Clifford
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Jack Clifford, 1919
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.5 x 22.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 1/16 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0453
Description

Black-and-white, hip-length portrait of a man in three-quarters view, turned toward the right side of the image. He is seated in a wooden chair and he has a newspaper opened in his lap. He has short, white hair that is combed back, and he is wearing wire-rimmed eyeglasses, pushed up onto his forehead, and another pair over his eyes. There is a thin pen hanging from the left side of his mouth. He is wearing a white, collared shirt and light-colored pants. His proper right arm is resting on the arm of the chair, and his hand is touching his left ear.