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Image: The Desert of Sinai (No. 2)

Photo Credit: photo: T. Rodriguez

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The Desert of Sinai (No. 2)

1919
20th century
202 x 354 mm (8 x 13.9 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Edition: Published American edition, no. A4; 7 trial proofs; published impressions lettered A–F for Artist’s Proofs and numbered I–L for British edition, A1–A20 for American edition; 3 impressions for museums lettered separately
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “James McBey Sinai July 1917”; signed in pen, lower right: “James McBey”
Bibliography: Hardie 184; Salaman 184, plate 48.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1945
Accession Number: 1945.D1.2

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This object has the following keywords:
  • deserts - Dry, barren, treeless regions, so arid because of little rainfall that they support only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all; usually sandy. RHDEL2
  • Egypt - TGN 7016833
  • military
  • North Africa - TGN 7016886
  • Sinai - TGN 7016814
  • war - From TGM: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/tgm/item/tgm011468
  • 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.]

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  • plate Dimensions: 202 x 354 mm (8 x 13.9 in.)

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