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James McBey. 1883-1959.

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The Advance on Jerusalem. Wadi Ali. 1920. Etching. Hardie 198. 8 x 14 (sheet 10 1/4 x 15 1/16). Edition of 76 (plus 8 trial proofs), #13. Series: Second Palestine Set. A very rich impression printed on laid paper taken from an antique volume. Signed and numbered in ink. $950.

"A column of heavy artillery, guns and reinforcements is entering a gorge (Wadi Ali) in the Judean plateau near Amwas, 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." (Hardie 198).

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