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PERS_H_020

Album: H - 1922 - Zakho - Iraq


Date taken: 11 01/11/22

Photographer: Gertrude Bell / Major J.M. Wilson

Location: Zakho - Iraq

Modern location: Zakho - Iraq

Size: 20.3/13.6

Condition: Good

Description: [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.?]


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