Einar H. Ingman

Einar H. Ingman

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A three-quarters portrait of Einar H. Ingman depicted as Sergeant, Company E, 17th Infantry, 7th Division. An oil painting on an illustration board. A white man, Sergeant Ingman has brown/red hair and blue eyes. He is wearing an olive drab coat with a khaki shirt and olive drab tie underneath. On the coat's right shoulder, three upward chevrons and one rocker is seen indicating a rank of Staff Sergeant. An shoulder patch for the 7th Division is seen. Above the patch is a small rectangular patch with a red background and white text that states KOREA. A shield patch can be seen on the shoulder strap, but it is not detailed making it difficult to identify. A Presidential Unit Award military ribbon can be seen on the right chest. Several military ribbons are seen on his left chest in addition to some other other military decorations, but his left side is leaning back and a shadow is cast upon the left side making idenification difficult. A blue shoulder cord is seen on the left shoulder indicating his role in Infantry. Two lapel insignias are not very detailed, but rifles can probably be distinguished indicating again his role in Infantry. His left side is covered in shadow and obscured possibly because a portion of his left ear was destroyed in battle as well as his left eye which might have been replaced with an prosthetic. Sergeant Ingman's signature can be seen on the lower right portion of the portrait.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
associated date
1951 - 1953
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 1/8 in x 18 3/16 in; 61.2775 cm x 46.19625 cm
ID Number
AF.58117M
catalog number
58117M
accession number
203612
subject
Medal of Honor
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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