Album: B - 1926 - Baghdad - Iraq

Date taken: 1926


Location: Baghdad - Iraq

Modern location: Baghdad - Iraq



Description: [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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