Photographs

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AlbumW(1916-1917)

Iraq
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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
W_091 -
[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_092 -
Chabaish [Reed huts and boats 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_093 -
Chabaish [Euphrates flood plain, with reed huts in background. View from boat with British officers in foreground. "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_094 -
Chabaish [Euphrates flood plain, camp and reed huts in distance]
Date: June 1916
W_095 -
Chabaish June 1916 [Boats moored along Euphrates, with reed huts in background. 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_096 - Hammar, Hawr al
Hammar [Cargo boats on lake]
Date: November 1916
W_097 - Hammar, Hawr al
Hammar [Cargo boat on lake]
Date: November 1916
W_098 - Hammar, Hawr al
Hammar {November. 1916} [Boat on lake]
Date: November 1916
W_099 - Hammar, Hawr al
{November. 1916}Hammar [Man, horses and oxen wading across lake]
Date: November 1916
W_100 - Hammar, Hawr al
{November. 1916}Hammar [Man, horses and oxen wading across lake]
Date: November 1916

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