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Warner Gault
  • Orval Hixon
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Warner Gault, circa 1921
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 32.5 x 24 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/4 x 9 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0463

Black-and-white, hip-length portrait of a man in three-quarters view, turned toward the right side of the image. His body creates a large shadow in the right side of the image, and he is smoking a cigrarette, which hangs out of the right side of his mouth. There is a thick white trail of smoke coming from the cigarette. He is wearing a wide-brimmed, black hat and a loose, dark robe over a white, collared shirt. both of his hands are behind his lower back.