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Ann Pennington
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Ann Pennington, 1919
  • Where object was made: United States
  • hand colored, gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 32.8 x 17.9 cm
    Object Height/Width: 12 15/16 x 7 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • 1971.0484
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

A full-length portrait of Ann Pennington. She stands facing the left, while her gaze is directed at the viewer. She wears a pink, silky outfit with short-sleeves. She holds her pants up revealing her calves. The waistband has a bow, the ribbons of which fall down her legs. There is also a bow located at the "V" of her shirt. She wears her hair in two loose braids. The background is of a green-blue hue.