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James B. Lepley

James B. Lepley

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Oil on illustration board. Portrait of Sergeant James. B. Lepley. Army Service Ribbons for Decorations and Medals include: Distinguished Service Cross. Lepley wears a belt with a magazine pouch, a M1917 hemet with the chipstrap resting above the front rim, and possibly a fourragére (worn by soldiers who were assigned to units that were awarded certain decorations by the French government for valorous conduct in WWI). Lepley also wears a unknown collar disk and holds a ciggarette in his left hand. His left hand has not been filled in with color.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall materials)
overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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