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John Leonard Hines

John Leonard Hines

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Description
A frontal portrait of John Leonard Hines depicted as Major General, commanding 4th Division. An oil painting on an illustration board. A white man, Major General Hines has brown eyes and a brown moustache. His hair is obscured by an overseas cap with golden pipe trim representing General officers. He is wearing a olive drab officer tunic with a Sam Browne belt. Two U.S. officer collar insignias can be seen as well as two stars on the shoulder straps indicating his rank as Major General. Four military ribbons can be seen on the left chest (identified below). Three yellow downward chevrons are seen on the end of the left arm sleeve indicating at least eighteen months of overseas service in World War I. Portions of the uniform is not sketched or painted. Major General Hines's signature can be seen on the bottom of the portrait.
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, Bitburg
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 13/16 in x 18 9/16 in; 63.02375 cm x 47.14875 cm
ID Number
AF.58110M
catalog number
58110M
accession number
203612
subject
Distinguished Service Medal
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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