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Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.179

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.179

Hixon House parlor, 1910. Black and white photo of interior of Hixon House: Ellen Hixon sitting in front of the fire place in the front parlor. Mounted to a heavy cream linen-textured stock.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.180

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.180

Hixon House parlor, 1907. Black and white photo of interior of Hixon House: front parlor, taken from the front end of the room, facing the drawing room. Mounted to a heavy grey stock.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.181

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.181

Hixon House parlor, 1907. Black and white photo of interior of Hixon House: front parlor, taken from behind the green velvet couch, facing the 7th St. windows. Mounted to a heavy grey stock.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.182

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.182

Black and white studio portrait of Ellen Pennel Hixon.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.185

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.185

Photograph of Ellen Pennel Hixon. Black and white, mounted on grey board. Subject in full-length dress and hat is seated, on a lawn, under a tree. Unidentified buildings in background.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.191

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.191

Black and white photograph of Alice Green Hixon, riding a camel in Egypt.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.192

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.192

Portrait of Alice Green Hixon, wife of Frank Hixon.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.193

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.193

Portrait of Joseph Morris Hixon, 1864-1936. Son of Gideon and Ellen Hixon.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.194

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.194

Portrait of Frank Pennell Hixon, 1862-1931. Son of Gideon and Ellen Hixon.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.195

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.195

Portrait of William Lloyd Hixon, 1867-1916. Son of Gideon and Ellen Hixon.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.274

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.274

Portrait of George Cooley Hixon, 1871-1923. Son of Gideon and Ellen Hixon..

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.398

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.398

Black and white photograph of three Hixons on camels, at pyramids. From left to right: Mary Crosby, Joseph Hixon, Ellen Hixon.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.401

Print, Photographic - 2011.fic.401

Color photo of Hixon House parlor standing behind couch and facing the 7th Street windows.

Record Type: Photo

Image of Quilt - 1965.001.0225

Quilt - 1965.001.0225

All cotton pieced bed quilt. Red baskets on a white background: this traditional pieced pattern has been assembled oddly, with some of the red triangles pointing in different directions than the normal layout. White binding along the edges of the quilt and red quilting stitches around red baskets. Piecing and quilting are by hand, while the seam in the backing fabric is machine sewn.

Record Type: Object

Image of Quilt - 1965.001.0226

Quilt - 1965.001.0226

Appliqué quilt; all the motifs have been cut out of colored fabric and painstakingly sewn down with tiny, near-invisible stitches. All cotton, with fine, dense hand quilting. Label on back states: “L.L. Finch, over 100 years old.”

Record Type: Object

Image of Receipt - 1965.001.02

Receipt - 1965.001.02

Receipt for purchases by "Madame G. C. Hixon" at the decorative arts shop of B. Worms, in Paris. Printed in black on green paper, with with itemized purchases written in by hand. The 900 franc total has been subsequently divided, in pencil, by 5 for a sum of 180, presumably the cost in dollars for the 4 items purchased.

Record Type: Archive

Image of Receipt - 1965.001.03

Receipt - 1965.001.03

Receipt for purchases by "Mr GC Hixon" at Louis Vuitton, in Paris, France. Itemized purchases are "a trunk" and a strap."

Record Type: Archive

Image of Sculpture - 2017.fic.1583

Sculpture - 2017.fic.1583

Miniature sculpture made by Elmer Petersen of the Gideon Hixon Statue located across from Hixon House along Badger Street. The sculpture is made of metal with extremely detailed features. Gideon is wearing a top hat and a suit while holding gloves in his left hand and a caneinhis right hand. The maquette has a cherry stained wooden base.

Record Type: Object

Image of Stereograph - 2011.fic.190

Stereograph - 2011.fic.190

Black and white stereoscope image with 2 identical photos glued to a grey board intended to be inserted into a steroscope. Written by hand in ink on back: "Irene Copeland Hixon. Ch. (children) Elizabeth, Joseph M., George C.. Frank P., Alexander P." Written in pencil: ca. 1916

Record Type: Photo