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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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Ctesiphon, with an RNAS Seaplane

    Ctesiphon, with an RNAS Seaplane

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2439

    image: a depiction of the famous Ctesiphon arch in an arid landscape, with a Royal Naval Air Service seaplane in flight above.

  • Basra. Hospital Ships : situated at the head of the Shatt-el-Arab. The junction of the Euphrates and Tigris.

    Basra. Hospital Ships : situated at the head of the Shatt-el-Arab. The junction of the Euphrates and Tigris.

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1846

    image: a view across the wide river delta at Shatt-al-Arab in Basra, with local boats on the water before several large buildings. There are ships to the left and hospital ships partly concealed by the large buildings.

  • Mud 'Forts' on the Tigris Marshes

    Mud 'Forts' on the Tigris Marshes

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2420

    image: a sketch view of traditional mud-built fortifications alonside the Tigris River, with a small local sailing boat to the right.

  • Basra: The Venice of the East

    Basra: The Venice of the East

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2429

    image: a local Marsh Arab boat sails along a picturesque stretch of the Tigris River at Basra. Palm trees and lush vegetation grow on the right bank, whilst there are a series of squat, square buildings on the left bank, with other local boats moored...

  • The Tigris at Amara : a marsh Arabs' 'Bellam' under sail

    The Tigris at Amara : a marsh Arabs' 'Bellam' under sail

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1894

    image: a local bellam boat with a large sail moves along the wide river Tigris at Amara, with a fort on the far river bank.

  • Archway and Wall with Approaching Aircraft, 1919

    Archway and Wall with Approaching Aircraft, 1919

    (art) Made by: Carline, Sydney William 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4651

    image: a sketch of an ancient archway and wall in the city centre of Mosul, northern Mesopotamia. Beyond the arch is a large open square bordered by a large building, with mountains in the distance. Visible just above the arch is an RAF biplane, which...

  • '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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