Photographs

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AlbumX(1913-1914)

Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq
Browsing photos X001-X094

X_001 - Qasr el Burqu
[Gertrude Bell's camp on volcanic plain. Fattuh standing outside tent]
Date: December 1913
X_002 - Qasr el Burqu
[View of desert and fort in distance from top of crater of extinct volcano. Gertrude Bell's camp nearby]
Date: December 1913
X_003 - Qasr el Burqu
[View of exterior of Fort and Keep from Gertrude Bell's camp]
Date: December 1913
X_004 - Qasr el Burqu
[Fort - carved inscription [possibly Cufic] on lintel]
Date: December 1913
X_005 - Qasr el Burqu
[Fort - inscription and carved cross on lintel]
Date: December 1913
X_006 - Hamad, Al
[Serdiyyeh woman in front of tent at encampment]
Date: December 1913
X_007 - Qasr el Azraq
[View from a distance of Fort surrounded by palm trees]
Date: December 1913
X_008 -
[View of exterior of building - Hunting Lodge - showing barrel vaulted roofs, dome, and three semi-domes, attributed by some to the Umayyad Caliph al-Walid (705-15) View from S]
Date: January 1914
X_009 - Qasr el Kharana
[Interior room in fort with carved Cufic graffiti on walls, arched niche in wall, engaged columns, arched doorway, and small windows with running moulding around them]
Date: January 1914
X_010 - Qasr el Kharana
[Exterior view of fort]
Date: January 1914
X_011 -
[Palace - intricately carved lintel with early Mohammadan pattern]
Date: January 1914
X_012 -
[General view of Palace exterior showing barrel vaulted roof]
Date: January 1914
X_013 -
[Camels and man from Gertrude Bell's caravan. Thlaithuwat in distance. "Our landmark half yesterday and most of today has been a strange group of 3 abrupt sandstone tells, rising sharply out of the flint covered plain; the Thlaithuwat - I wonder what caprice of Nature called them into being. We met some of the Sukhur, rahila, moving camp."]
Date: January 1914
X_014 -
[Sukhur tribe and camels moving camp. Thlaithuwat in background. "Our landmark half yesterday and most of today has been a strange group of 3 abrupt sandstone tells, rising sharply out of the flint covered plain; the Thlaithuwat - I wonder what caprice of Nature called them into being. We met some of the Sukhur, rahila, moving camp."]
Date: January 1914
X_015 -
[Sukhur tribesmen and sheep moving camp]
Date: January 1914
X_016 -
[Men pulling water from well]
Date: January 1914
X_017 -
[General view of exterior of fort]
Date: January 1914
X_018 - Tubayq, At
[Gertrude Bell's caravan - men and camels at watering place]
Date: January 1914
X_019 - Tubayq, At
[Man on camel, hills in background]
Date: January 1914
X_020 - Tubayq, At
[View of mountains from valley. Men and camels in foreground]
Date: January 1914

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