James M. Symington

James M. Symington

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Oil on illustration board. Portrait of First Lieutenant James M. Symington. Symington wears a 23rd infantry division insignia patch on the shoulder of his left arm sleeve and two gold chevrons on his lower left arm sleeve (indicating overseas service). He wears First Lieutenant bars on his shoulder loops and officer and 23rd infantry division pins on his collar. Symington also wears a overseas cap with blue piping swen to the edges and a shirt size First Lieutenant bar attached to the cap. He has brown hair and is smoking a cigarette. Symington's signature in pen is at the bottom center of the portrait. Catalogue card reads: "Painted by Jos. C. Chase. Presented in 1922-31.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
painting
artist
Chase, Joseph Cummings
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
ID Number
AF.37725
accession number
117218
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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