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L_011

Album L 1909 - Iraq

Date taken: April 1909
Photographer: Gertrude Bell
Location: Baghdad - Iraq
Modern location: Baghdad
Size: 12/10
Condition: Good
Subject date: 1221
Description: Bab et Talism [Bfb el Tilism 'Talismanic Gate.' Octagonal tower in city walls, with Arabic inscription of Khalif Nfsir, and carved decoration of snakes, Buddha and crouching lions. Gate walled up after Murad IV reconquered city]

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