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Whitney D. Sherman

Whitney D. Sherman

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Description
Oil on illustration board. Portrait of Corporal Whitney D. Sherman. Sherman wears a haversack, a unknown collar disk, a artillery belt, and a M1917 helmet with chinstrap. He also wears a gold chevron on his lower right sleeve indicating wounds recieved in action at Belleau Woods. Sherman rests a rifle on his lower right arm. He also has a moustache. Sherman's signature in red crayon is in the lower right.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Painting
date made
1918
associated date
1917 - 1918
associated person
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Chase, Joseph Cummings
artist
Chase, Joseph Cummings
Place Made
Germany
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.58062M
catalog number
58062M
accession number
203612
World War I
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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