"Battle Wagon," U.S.S. Alabama outfitting at Norfolk Navy Yard, Crane Ship Kearsarge Alongside, number 1, from the U.S. Naval Combat Ship series

John Taylor Arms, American, 1887 - 1953



Etching on wove paper


Plate: 11 7/8 × 17 13/16 in. (30.2 × 45.3 cm)

Sheet: 15 9/16 × 21 3/16 in. (39.5 × 53.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Edwin Henry Parkhurst, Jr., in memory of his son, Edwin Henry Parkhurst III, Class of 1957



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in graphite, lower right: John Taylor Arms - 1943; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: VI; stamped, lower center: COLLECTION/JOHN TAYLOR ARMS; inscribed, lower right: Impression dedicated to Margaret Williamson / John Taylor Arms - 1952; further long inscription by artist


The artist; given to Margaret Williams, 1952; given to her son, Edwin Henry Parkhurst, Jr, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; given to present collection, 1970.

Catalogue Raisonne

Fletcher 376; NYPL 387

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