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  • Ctesiphon Arch, Mesopotamia

    Ctesiphon Arch, Mesopotamia

    (art) Made by: Cable, R

    Art.IWM ART 2332

    image: a view of part of the building of the ancient Ctesiphon Arch in Mesopotamia in the Middle East, with three small cloaked figures standing by the ruins. The large arch of the former palace is not visible within the composition.

  • Ashar Creek

    Ashar Creek

    (art) Made by: Briault, S 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2330

    image: a busy scene on the Ashar Creek near Basra in Iraq. A local merchant ship is moored beside a few buildings, with several men onboard. At the bow end of the ship, a man onboard a long punt manoeuvres his boat with a large pole.

  • Kut Town

    Kut Town

    (art) Made by: Revel, John Daniel

    Art.IWM ART 2358

    image: a view along a narrow street in the centre of Kut, with a few figures standing alongside the tall walls of the surrounding buildings. The street leads towards a minaret-style tower, which rises up in the background.

  • Hit, Euphrates

    Hit, Euphrates

    (art) Made by: Revel, John Daniel

    Art.IWM ART 2353

    image: a view into a town square in Hit, with a group of local people gathered in the shade of two buildings at the side of the square. A few other figures are walking and standing in the square, as well as a few camels. A minaret rises up in the centre...

  • The River Front, Kut, Mesopotamia, 1919

    The River Front, Kut, Mesopotamia, 1919

    (art) Made by: Carline, Sydney William 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2685

    image: a view overlooking the River Tigris to the opposite shore and the low, flat-roofed buildings of the town. A felucca boat sails past on the left of the composition, with other boats moored on the opposite bank.

  • In Asha Creek, Basra

    In Asha Creek, Basra

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2431

    image: several small local boats moored beside a series of stone steps, leading from a creek up to a busy street in Basra. Supplies and items for trade and sale are unloaded from the boats, with bundles being carried up the steps. Crowds of people fill...

  • Ezra's Tomb: A Blue-Domed Shrine on the Tigris

    Ezra's Tomb: A Blue-Domed Shrine on the Tigris

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1848

    image: a view looking out to a blue-domed building built on an palm-fringed island in the river Tigris. There is an outline of the island reflected in the river, and a group of trees further off in the distance.

  • Kut : from the ruins of the liquorice factory

    Kut : from the ruins of the liquorice factory

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1851

    image: a view across a ruined factory in Kut in hazy, night time conditions.

  • The Tigris in Flood. Baghdad

    The Tigris in Flood. Baghdad

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2434

    image: a view across the Tigris River at Baghdad, with a domed mosque and other large buildings on the far river bank. Two large local sailing boats and a smaller vessel are moored in front of the mosque, with a buoy bouncing in the flood level water in...

  • 'Puffing Billy' (S31) In Baghdad

    'Puffing Billy' (S31) In Baghdad

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2428

    image: a starboard side view of a paddle steamer moving along the Tigris river at Baghdad, with buildings of the city on the riverbank in the background.

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