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Charles P. Summeral

Charles P. Summeral

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Oil on illustration board. Portrait of two star General Charles P. Summerall. Summerall possibly wears the Legion of Merit around his neck and officer pins on his collar. The Medal is on a wreath of green laurel joined at the bottom by a gold bow-knot (rosette), a five-pointed white star bordered crimson, points reversed with v-shaped extremities tipped with a gold ball. In the center is a gold circle. Summerall is clean shaven and has grey hair. His signature is at the bottom center of the portrait in red crayon.
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Object Name
date made
Associated Date
depicted (sitter)
Summerall, Charles P.
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Place Made
France: Grand Est, Bar-sur-Aube
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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