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The advance on Jerusalem--Wadi Ali

The advance on Jerusalem--Wadi Ali

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Title:
The advance on Jerusalem--Wadi Ali
Description:
A column of heavy artillery, reinforcements and supplies is entering a gorge (Wadi Ali) in the Judaean plateau near Anwas, about 18 miles from Jerusalem, to support the infantry which had consolidated their position almost within sight of the Holy City. In the foreground is a 60-pounder gun, with camels beyond on the right.
Artist:
McBey, James, 1883-1959
Name on Item:
James McBey
Date:
1920
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Etchings
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Collection (local):
James McBey (1883-1959). Prints and Drawings
Subjects:
Infantry
Artillery (Weaponry)
Places:
IsraelJerusalem (territory)Jerusalem
Extent:
1 print : etching ; plate mark 21 x 36 cm
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Terms of Use:
Copyright (c) James McBey
All rights reserved.
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Notes (date):
Date from catalogue raisonné.
Etched in 1920.
Notes (citation):
Hardie, Martin, and Charles Carter. "The etchings and drypoints of James McBey (1883-1959)." Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1997, San Francisco.
Notes:
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Hardie and Carter: H. 198
Additional information accompanying item: The base of the hills to the right is not yet indicated.
Notes (object):
Trial proof (1). The base of the hills to the right is not yet expressed.
Identifier:
17_06_000291
W. 1527 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000200085