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Beth Beri
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Beth Beri, 1920
  • 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
  • 1971.0457
Description

Black-and-white, full-length portrait of a woman in profile view, turned toward the left side of the image. There is a source of light in the top left corner of the image. She is standing on her proper right foot with her heel raised off of the floor, and her left leg is bent, her toes touching her right knee. Her hands are raised so that the index finger of her left hand is touching her chin, and her wrists are touching. Her head is slightly tilted back and she is wearing a knee-length black skirt that has a thick band of sheer material around the edge. She is wearing a light-colored, strapless top, and she is barefooted.