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AlbumW(1916-1917)

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W_071 -
Railhead November. 1916 [British officer in foreground, Indian workers and partly built sandbag guardhouse in background]
Date: November 1916
W_072 -
Railhead November. 1916 [Encampment and supplies near newly built rail track]
Date: November 1916
W_073 -
Railhead November. 1916 [Encampment, rolling stock and supplies near newly built rail track]
Date: November 1916
W_074 -
Khamisiyah [Tribesmen, possibly including Shaikh of Khamisiyah and Shaikh Hamud of the Dhafir in front of town gate]
Date: November 1916
W_075 -
Khamisiyah [Tribesmen, possibly including Shaikh of Khamisiyah and Shaikh Hamud of the Dhafir in front of town gate]
Date: November 1916
W_076 -
General Tidswell at Khamisiyah [General Tidswell in front of boat at canal side]
Date: November 1916
W_077 - Ur
[View from a distance of Ziggurat, British officers nearby. "Those huge mounds lie in the desert about 8 miles S. of the Tigris....We waded through drifted sand to the highest ruin heap, a truncated pyramid of which the niched brick casing still stands."]
Date: November 1916
W_078 - Ur
Ur of the Chaldees [View from a distance of Ziggurat. "Those huge mounds lie in the desert about 8 miles S. of the Tigris....We waded through drifted sand to the highest ruin heap, a truncated pyramid of which the niched brick casing still stands."]
Date: November 1916
W_079 - Ur
[View from a distance of Ziggurat, British officers nearby. "Those huge mounds lie in the desert about 8 miles S. of the Tigris....We waded through drifted sand to the highest ruin heap, a truncated pyramid of which the niched brick casing still stands."]
Date: November 1916
W_080 - Ur
[View from a distance of Ziggurat, British officers nearby. "Those huge mounds lie in the desert about 8 miles S. of the Tigris....We waded through drifted sand to the highest ruin heap, a truncated pyramid of which the niched brick casing still stands."]
Date: November 1916
W_081 - Ur
[View from a distance of Ziggurat, British officers nearby. "Those huge mounds lie in the desert about 8 miles S. of the Tigris....We waded through drifted sand to the highest ruin heap, a truncated pyramid of which the niched brick casing still stands."]
Date: November 1916
W_082 -
[Boat on Euphrates]
Date: June 1916
W_083 -
Euphrates below Chabaish, L bank, June 1916 [View of boats on Euphrates]
Date: June 1916
W_084 -
Chabaish, Majid's Sarifah [Reed hut in Euphrates flood plain. View from water. "We went up the Euphrates all morning. It is the most curious sight. The whole country is under water, the villages, which are mainly not sedentary, but nomadic, are built on floating piles of reed mats, anchored to palm trees, and locomotion is entirely by boat."]
Date: June 1916
W_085 -
Chabaish, Majid's Sarifah [Reed huts in Euphrates flood plain. View from water. "We went up the Euphrates all morning. It is the most curious sight. The whole country is under water, the villages, which are mainly not sedentary, but nomadic, are built on floating piles of reed mats, anchored to palm trees, and locomotion is entirely by boat."]
Date: June 1916
W_086 -
[Reed huts in Euphrates flood plain. Arab Mashhuf (pitched native boat) in foreground. View from water. "We went up the Euphrates all morning. It is the most curious sight. The whole country is under water, the villages, which are mainly not sedentary, but nomadic, are built on floating piles of reed mats, anchored to palm trees, and locomotion is entirely by boat."]
Date: June 1916
W_087 -
Majid's Mushhuf [Reed huts in Euphrates flood plain. Arab Mashhuf (pitched native boat) in foreground. View from water. "We went up the Euphrates all morning. It is the most curious sight. The whole country is under water, the villages, which are mainly not sedentary, but nomadic, are built on floating piles of reed mats, anchored to palm trees, and locomotion is entirely by boat."]
Date: June 1916
W_088 -
[Reed huts in Euphrates flood plain with cow grazing. View from water. "We went up the Euphrates all morning. It is the most curious sight. The whole country is under water, the villages, which are mainly not sedentary, but nomadic, are built on floating piles of reed mats, anchored to palm trees, and locomotion is entirely by boat."]
Date: June 1916
W_089 -
[Reed huts in Euphrates flood plain. View from water. "We went up the Euphrates all morning. It is the most curious sight. The whole country is under water, the villages, which are mainly not sedentary, but nomadic, are built on floating piles of reed mats, anchored to palm trees, and locomotion is entirely by boat."]
Date: June 1916
W_090 -
[Boats moored along Euphrates, including Telegraph Office. View from water. "We went up the Euphrates all morning. It is the most curious sight. The whole country is under water, the villages, which are mainly not sedentary, but nomadic, are built on floating piles of reed mats, anchored to palm trees, and locomotion is entirely by boat."]
Date: June 1916

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