James Guthrie Harbord

James Guthrie Harbord

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Description
A profile portrait of James Guthrie Harbord depicted as Major General. An oil painting on an illustration board. A white man, he has gray/white hair and blue eyes. He is wearing a overseas cap with two stars on the cap indicating his rank as Major General. An officer tunic is worn with a Sam Browne belt. An U.S. collar insignia is seen on the left collar as well as two stars on the shoulder strap (indicating rank as explained above). Two military ribbons are seen on the left chest: Philippine Campaign and the Army of Cuban Occupation. The bottom portion of the portrait is not sketched or painted in great detail. The Major General's signature is 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
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 3/4 in x 18 5/8 in; 62.865 cm x 47.3075 cm
ID Number
AF.37703
catalog number
37703
accession number
117218
Credit Line
Committee to Acquire for the Nation the Chase Collection of A. E. F. Portraits
subject
Distinguished Service Medal
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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