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portrait of unknown male and female in costumes
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • portrait of unknown male and female in costumes, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 32 x 24 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 5/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0472
Description

Black-and-white, very dark photograph of a woman, who is in the left side of the image. She is in profile view looking up toward a man, who is in the right side of the image. The woman is wearing a dark hat with a thin, light-colored band around the top. Her hand is placed on the man's chest, and he gazes toward the viewer. He is wearing a feather headdress and he is bare-chested.