John Taylor Arms (American, 1887-1953)
Two Shipyard Views: Battle Wagon - U.S.S. Alabama Outfitting at Norfolk Navy Yard, Crane Ship Kearsarge Alongside - 1942, 1943, final state of six, edition of 872 (Fletcher, 376); and Destroyers in Wet Basin at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, South Kearney, N.J. U.S.S. Radford, Quick, Mervine - 1942, 1943, final state of three, edition of 875 (Fletcher, 377). Both signed and dated "John Taylor Arms 1943" in pencil l.r. and annotated with state number l.l. Etchings (the former with aquatint) on paper, plate sizes to 12 x 17 7/8 in. (30.4 x 45.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Both with pale mat burn and rippling, not examined out of frames.
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