Alan P. Tappan


Oil on illustration board. Portrait of Colonel Allan P. Tappan. Army Service Ribbons for Decorations and Medals include: Legion of Merit, Army Commendation Medal, WWII Victory, Mexican Boarder Service, Victory, and European-African Middle Eastern Campaign. Tappan wears a khaki service coat with officer and Air Corps pins on his lapels, a insignia of a Colonel on his shoulder loops, a US AAF patch insignia on the shoulder of his left arm sleeve, and a pilot aviation badge above his service ribbons and left breast pocket. Tappan has blonde hair, brown eyes, and is clean shaven. His signature in pencil is at the bottom of left corner of the portrait.

Associated Date: 1941 - 1945

Associated Person: Chase, Joseph CummingsChase, Joseph CummingsArtist: Chase, Joseph Cummings

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War II


See more items in: Military and Society: Armed Forces History, Military, Military, Art


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Credit Line: Joseph Cummings Chase

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.47006Catalog Number: 47006Accession Number: 166217

Object Name: Painting

Physical Description: oil (overall production method/technique)illustration board (overall material)Measurements: overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm


Record Id: nmah_447433

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