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PERS_M_034

Album: M - 1921 - Bagh i Kun - Iraq


Date taken: 11 01/11/21

Photographer: Gertrude Bell

Location: Bagh i Kun - Iraq

Modern location: Iraq

Size: 10.5/16

Condition: Good

Description: Bagh I Kun Hisam al Din, Sa?ad al Din [Garden of house of Shaikh Hasim al Din, Shaikhs standing on steps. ?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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