Album: M - 1921 - Tutaghash - Iraq

Date taken: 11 01/11/21

Photographer: Gertrude Bell

Location: Tutaghash - Iraq

Modern location: Iraq

Size: 16/10.5

Condition: Good

Description: Tutaghash [Gertrude Bell?s tent near village, Salih Beg, Zaiya - Gertrude Bell?s gendarmes - and another man nearby. ?A Kurdish tent is not noted for its privacy. It has a black, goat?s hair cloth roof and sides of reed mats, completely transparent. Moreover the sides don?t reach up to the cloth roof; on the contrary theres a large gap between....I hung my bath towel from the roof as a curtain, and after all, privacy be blowed!?]

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