Destroyers in Wet Basin at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, South Kearney, N.J., U.S.S. Radnor, Quick, Mervine, number 2, from The (U.S. Navy Combat Series

John Taylor Arms, American, 1887 - 1953



Etching on laid paper

Plate: 9 15/16 × 17 3/8 in. (25.2 × 44.1 cm)

Sheet: 16 15/16 × 19 3/8 in. (43 × 49.2 cm)

Impression: 17 1/4 × 9 3/4 in. (43.8 × 24.7 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: III; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: Impression dedicate to Margaret Williams/John Taylor Arms/1952; stamped, lower right: COLLECTION/JOHN TAYLOR ARMS


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 377; NYPL 388

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