George H. Cameron


Oil painting on illustration board. Portrait of two star General George H. Cameron. Army and Navy ribbons for decorations include: Spanish Campaign, Sampson Medal, (two unknown ribbons, the first with three colored blocks with alternating colors of light blue, yellow, and light blue, and the second with a rainbow of colors beginning and ending in purple), Gold Lifesaving Medal (Treasury), (unknown ribbon of alternating bands of green and red), and (unknown ribbon possibily a Specially Meritorious Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters or a Commander service ribbon). Cameron has a 4th Infantry Divison patch on his left arm sleeve and wears an officer pin on his collar. He also wears a sam browne belt. Cameron has grey hair and a mustache. Catalogue card reads "Maj. Gen. Geo. H. Cameron. Painted in France by Jos. C. Chase. Presented in 1922-1931.

Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Associated Person: unknownArtist: Chase, Joseph Cummings

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: Committee to Acquire for the Nation the Chase Collection of A. E. F. Portraits

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.37694Catalog Number: 37694Accession Number: 117218

Object Name: Painting

Physical Description: oil (overall production method/technique)illustration board (overall material)Measurements: overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 3/8 in; 62.23 cm x 46.736 cm


Record Id: nmah_447626

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