Album: M - 1921 - Bagh i Kun - Iraq
Date taken: 11 01/11/21
Photographer: Gertrude Bell
Location: Bagh i Kun - Iraq
Modern location: Iraq
Description: Bagh I Kun [Garden of house of Shaikh Hasim al Din, Shaikhs standing beside water tank. ?At the top of the village we stopped at Shaikh Hasim al Din?s house, a long, low, stone-built diwan room in front of us and down the hillside below it an exquisite little Persian garden in two terraces - a tank with a weeping willow beside it and roses....there was Hisan al Din himself, the merriest, jolliest old holy man you ever beheld?]
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