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Dewey Halphen

Dewey Halphen

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Description
A portrait of Dewey Halphen depicted as Private, Company I, 28th Infantry, 1st Division. A oil painting on an illustration board. A white man, Private Halphen has blue eyes and is wearing an overseas cap. He is also wearing a possibly a M1917 Tunic. On his left chest, the Distinguished Service Cross and the Croix de Guerre are pinned. He is holding the top of his rifle which might be a M1903 Springfield. The private's 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
Germany: Rhineland Palatinate, Montabaur
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.58052M
catalog number
58052M
accession number
203612
subject
Distinguished Service Cross
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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