Album: H - 1922 - Baghdad - Iraq
Date taken: 8 01/08/22
Photographer: Gertrude Bell
Location: Baghdad - Iraq
Modern location: Baghdad - Iraq
Description: [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.?]
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