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William H. Hay

William H. Hay

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Description
A profile portrait of William H. Hay depicted as Major General, commanding 28th Division. An oil painting on an illustration board. A white man, Major General Hay has gray hair, brown eyes, and a gray moustache. Major General Hay is wearing an officer tunic although it is not colored, and a Sam Browne belt. He has an U.S. officer collar insignia, two stars on his shoulder strap indicating his rank as Major General, and a shoulder patch of the 28th Division. He has two military ribbons on his left chest: Philippine Campaign and Mexican Service. The uniform is not colored and sketched in great detail. Major General Hay's signature can be seen on the bottom left 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, Colombey-les-Belles
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.58113M
catalog number
58113M
accession number
203612
subject
Distinguished Service Medal
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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