A Deserted Oasis

1919 (printed)

James McBey

Height: 25.8 cm, Width: 26.4 cm

SP.394 PDP

Etching and drypoint by James McBey entitled 'A Deserted Oasis'. British School, 1919.

Etching and drypoint depicting an oasis at Sinai in Egypt with Bedouin people, near the border of Palestine, during the period of WWI. Signed and dated 'James McBey Sinai July 1917-1919'. Signed in ink 'James McBey' and numbered in ink 'VII'.

Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund, the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

Location: Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 53

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