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Clement A. F. Flagler

Clement A. F. Flagler

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A frontal portrait of Clement A. F. Flagler depicted as Major General, commanded 5th Field Artillery Brigade, Chief of Artillery, 3rd Corps. An oil painting on an illlustration board. A white man, Major General Flagler has black/gray hair, brown eyes, black/gray moustache. He is wearing an Overseas Cap with gold trim representing General staff and two stars on the front left portion of the cap indicating his rank as a Major General. He is wearing an officer tunic. He has two military ribbons on his left chest from left to right (viewer's perspective): Spanish Campaign and Spanish War Service. On his shoulder strap, there are two stars again indicating his rank as a Major General. He has a shoulder patch of a red, yellow, and blue rainbow representing the forty-second division. He has one brown downward chevron indicating at least six months of service overseas. It appears that he is holding a knife in his hands. Major General Flagler's signature can be seen on the bottom of the portrait. The bottom portion of the painting is not sketched or painted in great detail. Wear and tear can be seen on the edges particularly the lower left corner.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
maker
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Place Made
Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Koblenz
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 5/8 in; 62.23 cm x 47.3075 cm
ID Number
AF.58103M
catalog number
58103M
accession number
203612
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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