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Album B

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[Portrait photograph (in original folder) of Gertrude Bell, aged 53 years]

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[Photographic copy of portrait in charcoal of Gertrude Bell (aged 53 years), by J S Sargent done in 1923 and used as the frontispiece to Florence Bell?s ?Letters of Gertrude Bell?]

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Shaikh ?Abdul Rahman Kadhib al Bar, Fig 19 [Gertrude Bell standing in arched decorated niche in mosque]

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[Gertrude Bell in hunting outfit, on horseback. Officers in background]

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[Portrait photograph of Gertrude Bell wearing hat, aged 53 years]

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[Gertrude Bell with Leonard Woolley]

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[Gertrude Bell looking out from arched doorway, with Arabs]

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This is ?the last two or three years? in Iraq - but I don?t know who the man is. [Gertrude Bell standing with unidentified British officer]

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[Mourners gathered around the graveside at the funeral of Gertrude Bell at the British Cemetery in Baghdad]

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Mourners gathered for Gertrude Bell's funeral?

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[Pall bearers (staff of the High Commission) wearing black armbands carrying Gertrude Bell?s coffin, draped with the Union Jack flag - at the British Cemetery in Baghdad]

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[Mourners at Gertrude Bell?s funeral at the British Cemetery carrying wreaths]

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[Gertrude Bell?s grave surrounded by plants at the British Cemetery in Baghdad]

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[Gertrude Bell?s grave with single bunch of flowers at the British Cemetery]

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[Gertrude Bell?s grave covered by commemorative stone - inscribed on side ?Born at Washington County on 14th July 1868. Died at Baghdad 12th July 1926.? Arabic inscription on end of stone]

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[Gertrude Bell?s grave covered with wreaths of flowers at the British Cemetery]

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[Plaque in Baghdad museum dedicated to Gertrude Bell - ?Gertrude Bell. Whose memory the Arabs will ever hold in reverence and affection created this museum in 1923. Being the Honorary Director of Antiquities for the Iraq, with wonderful knowledge and devotion she assembled the most precious objects in it and through the heat of the summer worked on them until the day of her death on 12th July 1926. King Faisal and the Government of Iraq in gratitude for her great deeds in this country have ordered that the principal wing shall bear her name and with their permission her friends have erected this tablet.?]

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Proclamation. Nov 11th 1918. Baghdad.J.J.S [on front of item] Peace Celebration - Nov. 1918 [on back of item] Key: [Gertrude Bell has indicated the following people with numbers on the front of the photograph, the key is typed on the back of the photograph] 1 - Gen. Sir W.R Marshall, G.O.C - in-Chief, M.E.F. 2 - Lt. -Colonel A.T. Wilson, Actg: Civil Commissioner for Mesopotamia. 3 - E.J. Curmi, Superintendent of the vernacular office of the Civil Commissioner fro Mesopotamia. 4 - The Head Priest of the Shi?aah sect, Muhammedan Faith, at Kadhimain, an outskirt of Baghdad. 5 - The eldest son of the Naqib-ul-Ashraf of Baghdad. 6 - Armenian Bishop. 7 - Syrian Archbishop. 8 - Daud Beg Daghestani, son of Gen Muhammad Fadhel Daghestani, who fought the British under command of Khalil Pasha and was killed in action near Kut. [Officers, troops and crowds gathered in the Square around the flagstaff to hear the Commander in Chief?s Proclamation at the end of WW1]

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23-8-1921 A Kerim Bagdad Copyright [Dignitaries - including Gertrude Bell, (left of centre holding eye glasses) Lady Cox, the Garbetts and Mrs Slater, and Officers at the Coronation of King Faisal in Sarai Courtyard - Government buildings]

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Tahsin Beg [Picnic Party at Ctesiphon - seated party includes Gertrude Bell and King Faisal (second from right)]

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Ctesiphon abt 1922. King Faisal in dark uniform, Gertrude in centre [Gertrude Bell (centre, holding hat), Faisal and others in archway]

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[Gertrude Bell, (in striped dress), King Faisal (in dark uniform) and others in archway at Ctesiphon (photograph in postcard form)]

PERS_B_021

Autumn 1922 [Gertrude Bell and others, probably including the Davidsons, seated at picnic]

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[Gertrude Bell, with some of her colleagues, including, seated, second and third from left: Kinahan Cornwallis and Sasun Effendi Eskail. Seated second from right: Rustam Haidar Beg. Standing behind Gertrude Bell, slightly to the right: Bernard Bourdillon]

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[Tennis Party - His Ex. [Excellency, Sir Frank Lascelles], Mr Lamont, Gertrude, Hugh Bell, Florence, Maurice, Mr Chirol, Gerald, Molly (Individuals are indicated from left to right in Gertrude Bell?s writing at top and bottom of photograph)]

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[Anazeh Arabs and Dulaim Arabs congregating to swear allegiance to King Faisal. Sheikh Ali Suleiman (leader of Dulaim Arabs) in foreground on horseback]

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Dulaim Banak [Anazeh Arabs and Dulaim Arabs congregating to swear allegiance to King Faisal. Dulaim Arab troops beside river with standard. Na?oura (waterwheel) in distance)]

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Dulaim Banak [Anazeh Arabs and Dulaim Arabs congregating to swear allegiance to King Faisal. Dulaim Arab standard bearer with flag on camel]

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Dulaim Banak [Anazeh Arabs and Dulaim Arabs congregating to swear allegiance to King Faisal. Tents pitched by river, camels grazing]

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[Portrait photograph of King Faisal of Iraq, seated]

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[Portrait photograph of King Faisal of Iraq, seated]

PERS_B_029

Lady Bell, Mount Grace Priory, Northumberland [Duplicate portrait photograph of King Faisal of Iraq, seated used in Vol II of Florence Bell?s ?Letters of Gertrude Bell?]

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[Turkish prisoners on road]

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[Gertrude Bell?s house, with two men standing outside door beside small pool]

PERS_B_033

[Gertrude Bell?s house, man on path in front of house]

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[Gertrude Bell?s house, with man outside house]

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[Gertrude Bell?s house, with man outside doorway]

PERS_B_036

Sultan ?Ali [Man and children outside ornate decorated doorway]

PERS_B_037

Khaidar Khanah [Doorway in arched decorated niche with arabic inscription. Women outside]

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[Narrow street with mosque dome in background]

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[Street with Arabs. Mosque and minarets in background]

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[Courtyard with Arabs and European man, minaret in background]

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[Mosque with Arabs in foreground. Sign on tree - ?Fire Brigade Station?]

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[Mosque with decorated minaret, Arabs in courtyard]

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[Mosque with decorated minaret in Arab street]

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[View of decorated minaret and dome of mosque]

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[Arched decorated entrance to mosque. Decorated minaret]

PERS_B_046

[View of mosque and surrounding area]

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[Street with Arabs and Jamiet el Maidan Mosque with decorated dome and minaret in background]

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[General view of Jamiet el Maidan Mosque with decorated dome and minaret. Street in foreground]

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[General view from a distance of Jamiet el Maidan Mosque with decorated dome and minaret]

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?Abdul Qudu [View of mosque]

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[View of Arabs in courtyard of mosque]

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Marjan [Arabs outside entrance to Marjan mosque - with brick minaret, and dome with column effect]

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Marjan [Arabs outside entrance to Marjan mosque - with brick minaret]

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Marjan [Arabs in street with Marjan mosque - with brick minaret - in background]

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[Street with Arabs - minaret of mosque in background]

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[Arab men in street. Mosque with domes and decorated minaret in background]

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[Courtyard at entrance to Jamiet el Maidan Mosque with decorated dome and minaret. Arabs in foreground]

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[Street with Jamiet el Maidan Mosque with decorated dome and minaret in background]

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[View of Jamiet el Maidan Mosque with decorated dome and minaret, through doorway]

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Qadisiyah. S Mahmud?s house [Street with house and Arab man, mosque in background]

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[Street with houses, minaret in background]

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[Serai Hotel and Restaurant, European soldiers in foreground, minaret in background]

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[Street with Arab women and trees. Minaret in background]

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[Street with Arab children, dome of mosque in background]

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[Arab at decorated entrance doorway]

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Baghdad [Dhow laden with driftwood - Arab men unloading. River in background]

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Qadisiyah [Cloistered walk of mosque with clock tower and minaret in background. People in foreground]

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Baghdad [Seated metal worker at work, child in background]

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Baghdad [Potter at work]

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Baghdad [Unloading a boat at the docks]

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[Two biplanes in desert]

PERS_B_072

Murdhi at al flat [?] [Sheikh Murdhi of the ?Anazeh, getting into biplane from car in desert]

PERS_B_073

Muscat Ap 1921 [Gertrude Bell at Portuguese Fort (dated 1588) having stopped en route to Baghdad for the RIMS Hardinge to take on more coal]

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Muscat Ap 1921 [Gertrude Bell with local men, having stopped en route to Baghdad for RIMS Hardinge to take on more coal]

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Aden Ap 1921 [(standing, from left) Ja?far, Gertrude Bell, Colonel Joyce, and two of Colonel Lake?s orderlies at Aden (en route to Baghdad, RIMS Hardinge having stopped to take on more coal)]

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Aden Ap 1921 [(standing, from left) Colonel Lake, Gertrude Bell, Colonel Joyce, and two of Colonel Lake?s orderlies at Aden (en route to Baghdad, RIMS Hardinge having stopped to take on more coal)]

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Arab Army Aug 1921 [The celebration of the opening of the Officer?s School of the Arab Army, attended by Faisal. Arab troops at attention with tents in background]

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Arab Army Aug 1921 [The celebration of the opening of the Officer?s School of the Arab Army, attended by Faisal. Troops and car outside school]

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Arab Army Aug 1921 [The celebration of the opening of the Officer?s School of the Arab Army, attended by Faisal. Arab troops at attention with tents in background]

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Arab Army Aug 1921 [The celebration of the opening of the Officer?s School of the Arab Army, attended by Faisal. Arab soldier with canon]

PERS_B_081

[Sir Percy Cox and Deputation, shortly before Sir Percy Cox left Baghdad at beginning of May 1923]

PERS_B_082

[Sir Percy Cox?s departure from Baghdad. Sir Percy and Lady Cox at the station]

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[Sir Percy Cox?s departure from Baghdad. Gertrude Bell, Sir Percy Cox, Lady Cox and other Europeans at the station prior to departure]

PERS_B_084

[Sir Percy Cox?s departure from Baghdad. Gertrude Bell and European lady with British soldiers and Arabs at station prior to departure]

PERS_B_085

[Sir Percy Cox?s departure from Baghdad. Gertrude Bell, Sir Percy Cox and other Europeans at the station prior to departure]

PERS_B_086

Kish Mar 1926 [Gertrude Bell and other Europeans including Lionel Smith dividing archaeological finds after excavations]

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Kish Mar 1926 [Gertrude Bell and other Europeans including Lionel Smith dividing archaeological finds after excavations. Dog in foreground]