Album: M - 1921 - Biara - Iraq

Date taken: 11 01/11/21

Photographer: Gertrude Bell

Location: Biara - Iraq

Modern location: Biara - Iraq

Size: 10.5/16

Condition: Good

Description: Biara [Courtyard and water tank of house of Shaikh ?Ala al Din. Two men nearby. ?Here lives a cousin of Hisam al Din, Shaikh ?Ala al Din, whom we found in his diwan under the great walnut trees. It stands on one side of the sanctuary court, beside the tank where the people wash before they go to pray, as lovely and peaceful spot as you could imagine.?]

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