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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:
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 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 item or from accompanying material.
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: Signed McBey Amwas 30 November 1917 1920.
Notes (object):
Published state. The signature added. Edition of 76 proofs: A, B, C, D, E, F for artist; I-L (British edition); A1-A20 (American edition); and one additional proof (unnumbered) for the British Museum, marked "B. M. "
Identifier:
17_06_000293
W. 517 (no longer used)
Barcode:
36666000200101