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Photograph of Baghdad, Iraq, taken November 1922


King Faisal at Colour Ceremony in courtyard of Palace. H.M. was to present colours to two of the new regiments in the courtyard of the palace and Col. Joyce had invited me to come and see.I also photographed.... The big court was full of troops - it?s the place where he was enthroned last year.Mrs Joyce and I took up a commanding position with our cameras and presently the King came down the wide stair with Saiyid Mahmud, white robed, by his side and all the General Staff, Arab and British, following.

Reference code
Bell, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian
Creation Date
Hussein, Feisal bin al-
Photograph album
IIIF Manifest