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Zero: A Sixty-Five Pounder Opening Fire

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Zero: A Sixty-Five Pounder Opening Fire

20th century
218 x 300 mm (8.6 x 11.8 in.)

James McBey, British (Scottish), (1883–1959)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Drypoint on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: 78 impressions of sixth state (published state), lettered A–F for Artist’s Proofs and numbered I–L for British edition, A1–A20 for American edition; two unnumbered impressions for the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum; 6 impressions altogether, states i–v
Marks: Signed in ink, lower right: “James McBey”; signed in plate, lower right: “McBey Jelil 19 September 1918 1920.”; numbered in ink, lower left: “A12”
Bibliography: Hardie 201.
Credit Line: Bequest of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1953
Accession Number: 1953.D1.117

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  • artillery - Firearms generally having a bore of over 1 inch in diameter, designed to be supported on a gun mount or carriage when operated and requiring a crew of at least two people.
  • Middle East - TGN 7001526 (general region). All DAC object records formerly indexed with term “West Asia” were revised in 2010 to “Middle East” (Eurocentric but standards-compliant); some future TGN revision that uses current preferred terms may support restoration of the better “West Asia.”
  • military
  • technology
  • war - From TGM:
  • World War I
  • world wars - Wars that involve most of the leading political and military powers of the world or most of the earth's territory. [July 1993 descriptor added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 218 x 300 mm (8.6 x 11.8 in.)

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