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LeRoy Eltinge

LeRoy Eltinge

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Description
A three-quarters portrait of LeRoy Eltinge depicted as Brigadier General, Deputy Chief of Staff, General Headquarters. An oil painting on an illustration board. A white man, Brigadier General Eltinge has black hair, gray eyes, and is wearing glasses. He is dressed in a tunic and has a U.S. officer collar insignia, a General Staff Corp collar insignia next to it, and one star on his shoulder strap indicating his rank as a Brigadier General. He has four ribbons on his left chest. The bottom portion of the painting is not sketched or painted in great detail. Brigadier General LeRoy's signature is seen on the lower right portion of the portrait. Some wear and tear are seen on the corners of the painting including the back of the painting.The identifications of the four ribbons are given below proceeding from the top row to the bottom and from left to right:: Spanish Campaign, Philippine Campaign, Mexican Service, Army of Cuban Pacification.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1918-12
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
maker
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 11/16 in x 18 5/8 in; 62.70625 cm x 47.3075 cm
ID Number
AF.58083M
catalog number
58083M
accession number
203612
subject
Distinguished Service Medal
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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