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Album H

PERS_H_001

Levies 1922 [British levied troops on hillside. ?The Levies are Imperial forces. 350 Assyrians....now guarding our furthest outpost....Khaki clad, the meagrest of shorts revealing the finest pairs of mountaineers legs, broad hatted, the brims cocked up with a white or a scarlet feather, they looked for all the world like large sized Gurkhas.?]

PERS_H_002

Levies 1922 Zakho [British levied troops at salute. ?The Levies are Imperial forces. 350 Assyrians....now guarding our furthest outpost. Smartly they came to salute as we entered the camp; Khaki clad, the meagrest of shorts revealing the finest pairs of mountaineers legs, broad hatted, the brims cocked up with a white or a scarlet feather, they looked for all the world like large sized Gurkhas.?]

PERS_H_003

Zakho Nov 1922 Levies [British levied troops at salute at Levy camp. ?The Levies are Imperial forces. 350 Assyrians....now guarding our furthest outpost. Smartly they came to salute as we entered the camp; Khaki clad, the meagrest of shorts revealing the finest pairs of mountaineers legs, broad hatted, the brims cocked up with a white or a scarlet feather, they looked for all the world like large sized Gurkhas.?]

PERS_H_004

Levies [British levied troops standing at attention. ?The Levies are Imperial forces. 350 Assyrians....now guarding our furthest outpost....Khaki clad, the meagrest of shorts revealing the finest pairs of mountaineers legs.?]

PERS_H_005

Levies [British levied troops on parade. ?The Levies are Imperial forces. 350 Assyrians....now guarding our furthest outpost....Khaki clad, the meagrest of shorts revealing the finest pairs of mountaineers legs.?]

PERS_H_006

Zakho [British levied troops at attention at Levy camp. ?The Levies are Imperial forces. 350 Assyrians....now guarding our furthest outpost. Smartly they came to salute as we entered the camp; Khaki clad, the meagrest of shorts revealing the finest pairs of mountaineers legs, broad hatted, the brims cocked up with a white or a scarlet feather, they looked for all the world like large sized Gurkhas.?]

PERS_H_007

Zakho Bridge [Bridge with three arches, British officer in foreground]

PERS_H_008

[British levied troops resting on hillside, valley and mountains in background]

PERS_H_009

[Bridge and bridge of boats over Tigris (?)]

PERS_H_010

[View of castle, town and bridge from across riverbed]

PERS_H_011

[View of town from a distance]

PERS_H_012

[General view of mound near Great Zab]

PERS_H_013

[Balcony of house]

PERS_H_014

[General view over rooftops of town]

PERS_H_015

[View of town buildings from across water. Townspeople at waters edge and crossing makeshift bridge over water]

PERS_H_016

[View of buildings from across dry river-bed. Arab man standing in foreground]

PERS_H_017

[Busy street with townspeople and animals]

PERS_H_018

[View over rooftops of town, showing minaret]

PERS_H_019

[Two Assyrian men - levies - at Zakho camp]

PERS_H_020

[British levied troops at salute at Levy camp. ?The Levies are Imperial forces. 350 Assyrians....now guarding our furthest outpost. Smartly they came to salute as we entered the camp; Khaki clad, the meagrest of shorts revealing the finest pairs of mountaineers legs, broad hatted, the brims cocked up with a white or a scarlet feather, they looked for all the world like large sized Gurkhas.?]

PERS_H_021

[View of town buildings from across water. Townspeople at waters edge and crossing makeshift bridge over water]

PERS_H_022

[General view of Zakho camp. ?It was near sunset when we reached the Levy camp which lies in a cup on the top of the foothills with the British flag flying over it - the Levies are Imperial forces?]

PERS_H_023

[General view of Zakho camp showing buildings and tents. ?It was near sunset when we reached the Levy camp which lies in a cup on the top of the foothills with the British flag flying over it - the Levies are Imperial forces?]

PERS_H_024

[Major J.M. Wilson, Major Murray, and Captain Slater at ruins]

PERS_H_025

[Major J.M. Wilson, Major Murray, and Captain Slater seated at ruins]

PERS_H_026

[General view of ruins of palace]

PERS_H_027

[Ruins of palace. Group of Arab men in foreground - detachment of Shammar camel corps with ?Ajil al Yawar?s brother Hatrush, and Inspector of Police, ?Abdul Jabbar]

PERS_H_028

[Boat at shore and Arabs. Major J.M. Wilson standing next to boat on shore]

PERS_H_029

[King Faisal at Colour Ceremony in courtyard of Palace. ?H.M. was to present colours to two of the new regiments in the courtyard of the palace and Col. Joyce had invited me to come and see.I also photographed.... The big court was full of troops - it?s the place where he was enthroned last year.Mrs Joyce and I took up a commanding position with our cameras and presently the King came down the wide stair with Saiyid Mahmud, white robed, by his side and all the General Staff, Arab and British, following.?]

PERS_H_030

[King Faisal at Colour Ceremony in courtyard of Palace. ?H.M. was to present colours to two of the new regiments in the courtyard of the palace and Col. Joyce had invited me to come and see.I also photographed.... The big court was full of troops - it?s the place where he was enthroned last year. Mrs Joyce and I took up a commanding position with our cameras....After he had presented the colours....he stood on a dais while all the troops marched past, and a very creditable army it was, after a year?s making.?]

PERS_H_031

[General view over rooftops of town]

PERS_H_032

[View of town from across water, bridge of boats and townspeople in foreground]

PERS_H_033

[View of town from across water, bridge of boats in foreground]

PERS_H_034

[Two unidentified Arab men standing at top of steps. Dome and minaret in background]

PERS_H_035

Arbil Ap.1920 [View of town fin distance, graveyard in foreground]

PERS_H_036

Arbil Ap.1920 [View over fields towards ruined minaret and town. Man and loaded mules on road]

PERS_H_037

Arbil Ap.1920 [View over fields towards ruined minaret and town. Man on road in foreground]