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Peyton C. March

Peyton C. March

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Description
Oil on illustration board. Portrait of four star General Peyton C. March. Army Service Ribbons for Decorations and Medals include: Distinguished Service Medal, Distinguished Service Cross, Unknown Ribbon (three bands of blue equally spaced separated by two yellow bands on the left and a block of red on the right, possibly Russo-Japanesse War Medal), Spanish Campaign, Philippine Campaign, Mexican Border Service, Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George, Grand Cross Order of Saints Maurice and Lazarus, Unknown Ribbon (mostly white with two equally spaced red bands, inbetween red bands are alternating bands of faint yellow and white), Unknown Ribbon (solid white with two equally spaced bands of light blue or white), Grand Cross Order of Saint George I, Unknown Ribbon (solid red with two equally spaced bands of blue at each ends), Unknown Ribbon (alternating bands of red and yellow), and China Service. March wears officer pins and the pin of the Chief of Staff on his collar. He has a goatee and is painted on a grey background. Catalogue card reads "Painted in France by Jos. C. Chase. Presented in 1922-1931".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
March, Peyton C.
artist
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Place Made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
oil (overall production method/technique)
illustration board (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 62.23 cm x 46.99 cm
ID Number
AF.37711
catalog number
37711
accession number
117218
Credit Line
Committee to Acquire for the Nation the Chase Collection of A. E. F. Portraits
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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