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Battle Wagon

Date: 1943
Dimensions:
Overall: 485 x 610 mm, 380 g
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Purchased with USA Bicentennial Gift funds
Classification:Art
Object Name: Engraving
Object No: 00019628
Place Manufactured:United States

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    Description
    This engraving by John Taylor Arms depicts a US battleship being fitted out at a navy yard, with its gun turrets on show. There is a single superstructure and tower in the centre, and a large crane overhead.
    SignificanceBattleships were among the most heavily armed vessels in the United States Navy during WWII.
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