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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:
1917–1920
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 20 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 item or from accompanying material.
Etched in 1917, published 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
Notes (object):
Trial proof (7). The lines on the shadowed side of the gorge have been burnished down.
Identifier:
17_06_000292
W. 2036 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000200093