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Bothwell Brown
  • Orval Hixon
    1884–1982
    born: Ray County, Missouri, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • Bothwell Brown, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Diameter: 35.5 x 28.1 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 11 1/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Orval Hixon
  • Not on display
  • T1971.003
Description

A full-length portrait of Bothwell Brown. His proper right arm extends forward away from his body while holding a cigarette. His proper left hand rests on his hip, while his elbow extends behind him. He is bare chested and wears a headscarf and a hoop earring.