THE MOONLIGHT ATTACK, JELIL.

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James McBey


The Moonlight Attack, Jelil.

Etching, 1920.
Image size 9 x 15 1/4" (225 x 390 mm).
Good condition, printed on 19th-century laid paper.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 57648
Price: $1,100.00
Publisher :
"Highland troops of the 7th Division are lying concealed among the withered barley in No-man's-Land, on the maritime plain near Jelil, close to the wired Turkish redoubts seen on the ridge to the right. They are waiting in moonlight for the Bombardment (see 'Zero') to open before dawn." - Hardie/Carter.

Signed in ink, inscribed "XLIII." Titled and dated on stone "19 September 1918."
20th Century Subjects , Historical , World War I

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