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1924 Photogravure James McBey Torpedoed Sussex Boulogne Harbor WWI War XARA5

1924 Photogravure James McBey Torpedoed Sussex Boulogne Harbor WWI War XARA5

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"The Torpedoed 'Sussex'"

This is an original 1924 tipped-in black and white photogravure of an etching by the Scottish artist, James McBey.


This 89+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 7 inches; 28 x 18 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a series of photogravures of the etchings of the great modern masters of etching. In excellent condition, each photogravure is mounted on a sturdy, cream-colored, textured mounting board and is ready to frame.

This piece was illustrated by McBey, James. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

James McBey (1883-1959)

A self-taught artist and etcher from Scotland's Aberdeenshire, McBey was a banker with a passion for creating. Best known for producing an array of drawings at the Western Front during World War I, his pieces dramatically increased in popularity and price post-WWI. He became as American citizen in 1942, and after his passing the McBey Art Reference Library was established by his wife at the Aberdeen Art Gallery.

Keywords specific to this image: World War I

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