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AlbumQ(1911)

Iraq, Iran
Browsing photos Q001-Q236

Q_021 - Najaf, An
[Group of men outside city walls, with sticks and flag]
Date: March 1911
Q_022 - Najaf, An
[View from Gertrude Bell's camp towards city walls and city, showing gold-domed Shrine of 'Ali ('Ali ibn Abi Talib, Mohammed's cousin and son-in-law) - the first Shi'i Imam, and cemetery outside city walls. Group of men in near distance ]
Date: March 1911
Q_023 - Najaf, An
Nejef, inside the Main Gate, Khufa Road [Townspeople in Nejef]
Date: March 1911
Q_024 -
Khawarnaq [View of mounds - remains of Lakhmid castle. Man and horse in foreground]
Date: March 1911
Q_025 -
Khawarnaq [View of mounds - remains of Lakhmid castle. Man in foreground]
Date: March 1911
Q_026 - Kufah, Al
Kufa [View of Euphrates and Kufah, with boats moored along the bank. Townspeople in foreground]
Date: March 1911
Q_027 - Kifl, Al
Euphrates near Kifil [Ferry boat crossing river Euphrates]
Date: March 1911
Q_028 - Kifl, Al
Euphrates near Kifil [Ferry boat crossing river Euphrates]
Date: March 1911
Q_029 - Kifl, Al
Euphrates near Kifil [Ferry boat crossing river Euphrates]
Date: March 1911
Q_030 - Kifl, Al
Euphrates near Kifil [Gertrude Bell's muleteers crossing Euphrates with horses, "The ferry boat was so small that the horses could not get into it....the muleteers took off most of their clothes and rode the horses over. The water came up over the backs of the horses. I crossed in the ferry boat like a lady"]
Date: March 1911
Q_031 - Kifl, Al
Kifil [Honey comb tower, courtyard with people]
Date: March 1911
Q_032 - Nimrud
Nimroud [Ruins of Ziggurat - Tower of the Ezida, the tower of the god Nebo in Borsippa (a ziggurat or Mesopotamian tower temple). Once thought to be the Tower of Babel, until the discovery of Esagila, the great temple of Morduh in Babylon in the late nineteenth century]
Date: March 1911
Q_033 - Nimrud
Babel [Ruins of Ziggurat - Tower of the Ezida, the tower of the god Nebo in Borsippa (a ziggurat or Mesopotamian tower temple). Once thought to be the Tower of Babel, until the discovery of Esagila, the great temple of Morduh in Babylon in the late nineteenth century. Women and sheep in foreground]
Date: March 1911
Q_034 - Nimrud
Babel [Ruins of Ziggurat - Tower of the Ezida, the tower of the god Nebo in Borsippa (a ziggurat or Mesopotamian tower temple). Once thought to be the Tower of Babel, until the discovery of Esagila, the great temple of Morduh in Babylon in the late nineteenth century. Women and sheep in foreground]
Date: March 1911
Q_035 - Nimrud
Birs Nimroud [View from ruins of Ziggurat - Tower of the Ezida, the tower of the god Nebo in Borsippa (a ziggurat or Mesopotamian tower temple). Once thought to be the Tower of Babel, until the discovery of Esagila, the great temple of Morduh in Babylon in the late nineteenth century. Men and horses below in foreground]
Date: March 1911
Q_036 - Nimrud
View from the Tower of Babel looking north, Birs Nimroud [View from ruins of Ziggurat - Tower of the Ezida, the tower of the god Nebo in Borsippa (a ziggurat or Mesopotamian tower temple). Once thought to be the Tower of Babel, until the discovery of Esagila, the great temple of Morduh in Babylon in the late nineteenth century. Mosque in distance to right of photograph]
Date: March 1911
Q_037 - Baghdad
Baghdad, the lower bridge [View of bridge of boats with people, and city from across the water]
Date: March 1911
Q_038 - Baghdad
The Residency [View of British Residency from across water, with paddle steamer in foreground. British Resident at this time - John Gordon Lorimer]
Date: March 1911
Q_039 - Baghdad
The Residency [View of British Residency from across water, with paddle steamer nearby. British Resident at this time - John Gordon Lorimer]
Date: March 1911
Q_040 -
Birs Nimroud [View from ruins of Ziggurat looking N - Tower of the Ezida, the tower of the god Nebo in Borsippa (a ziggurat or Mesopotamian tower temple). Once thought to be the Tower of Babel, until the discovery of Esagila, the great temple of Morduh in Babylon in the late nineteenth century. Mosque in distance]
Date: March 1911

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