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Harry C. Hale

Harry C. Hale

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Description
A three-quarters portrait of Harry C. Hale depicted as Major General commanding 26th Division. An oil painting on an illustration board. A white man, Major General Hale has gray hair with gray eyes. He is wearing an overcoat (trench coat) with one thick gray band on the near the edge of the sleeve and a smaller gray band above it with a star in the between. A second star might be just out of view on the top of the sleeve to indicate his rank as Major General. A shoulder patch represents the Twenty-fourth division (Yankee division). He is wearing a oversea cap with yellow lining and two stars on the upper left portion (again indicating his rank). His signature is seen on the bottom of the portrait.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1919
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
maker
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Place Made
France: Grand Est, Nogent-en-Bassigny
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 3/4 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.865 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
AF.58115M
catalog number
58115M
accession number
203612
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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