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portrait of unknown male
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • portrait of unknown male, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31.5 x 24 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/8 x 9 7/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0475
Description

Black-and-white, waist-length portrait of a man in three-quarters view. He is turned toward the left side of the image. He is seated backwards in a chair, with his arms resting on the chair back. He has short, dark hair that is neatly combed and parted on the left side of his head. He has dark eyes and he is smiling. He is wearing a light-colored suit, white shirt, and dark tie.