Charles S. Hoover

Charles S. Hoover

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Description
A profile portrait of Charles S. Hoover depicted as Sergeant, 308th Battery, Trench Artillery, 158th Artillery Brigade. An oil painting on an illustration board. A white man, Sergeant Hoover has brown hair and green eyes. He is wearing an overseas cap along with either an M1916 shirt or a coat carrying a backpack on his back. Sergeant Hoover is wearing the Distinguished Service Cross medal on his left chest. Three yellow upward chevrons indicates the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Hoover's signature can be seen on the bottom portion of the portrait. With the exception of the hat, face, and the medal, the portrait is not sketched or painted in great detail.
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, Rheinhessen-Pfalz
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 11/16 in x 18 5/8 in; 62.70625 cm x 47.3075 cm
ID Number
AF.58054
catalog number
58054
accession number
203612
subject
Distinguished Service Cross
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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