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Harry Lauder and Wife
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Harry Lauder and Wife, 1923
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 28 x 22.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0464
Description

Black-and-white, full-length portrait of a man and a woman who are both facing the viewer. The man is in the left side of the image, and he is wearing a black, beret type hat, an ankle-length, tweed coat, and a dark vest and patterned tie. He is wearing knee-length pants and tall, dark socks, and he is holding a dark cane in his proper right hand. The woman, in the right side of the image, is wearing a dark, wide-brimmed hat and an ankle-length, black dress and black shoes with a metal buckle on the top. She is wearing a dark, fur shawl around her shoulders.