W. W. Atterbury

W. W. Atterbury

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Description
Oil painting on white illustration board. The painting is a bust portrait of Brigadier General William W. Atterbury. Atterbury's head is facing forward, but his body is slightly turned to the right. There is a leather strap stretching from his top left shoulder down across his chest, but what the strap is attached to is unknown. There is no distinguishable insignia on this portrait, but Atterbury was the Chief of Railroad Transportation and received a Distinguished Service Medal during his time in France during the Great War.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
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.37687
catalog number
37687
accession number
117218
Credit Line
Committee to Acquire for the Nation the Chase Collection of A. E. F. Portraits
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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