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portrait of a roaring man with a chair
  • United States
  • portrait of a roaring man with a chair, circa 1860
  • Where object was made: United States
  • tintype
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8.4 x 6 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in 1974.0100, 1977.0129, and 1977.0130 matted together
  • Gift of the Kansas State Historical Society
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0100
Description
Exhibitions

Black-and-white image of a male figure positioned behind a chair. He is holding the back of the chair with his proper right hand and is holding the bottom of the seat with his left hand, as if he is about to throw the chair. The man's hair is disheveled. His mouth is wide open in anger as if he is roaring.