Tasker H. Bliss

Description:

Oil on illustration board. Portrait of four star General Tasker H. Bliss. Army Service Ribbons for Decorations and Metals include: Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George, Spanish Campaign, Philippine Campaign, Army of Cuban Occupation, and Mexican Serivce. Bliss wears a pin with the federal insignia indicating his rank of Chief of American Section, Supreme War Council. He also wears a Sam Browne Belt, possibly a white under shirt (visable at collar), and glasses in his left pocket.

Date Made: 1918Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

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

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War I

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

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.58088MCatalog Number: 58088MAccession Number: 203612

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-80f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_447609

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