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  • A Bellam and a Mahaila in Ashar Creek, Basra

    A Bellam and a Mahaila in Ashar Creek, Basra

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2424

    image: a man stands on a Bellam, similar to a canoe, moving alongside a larger boat, a Mahaila, from which supplies are being unloaded up a wooden gangway onto a dockside in Basra. Behind appear to be a series of shops and stalls.

  • '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.

  • 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...

  • Hit: West

    Hit: West

    (art) Made by: Revel, John Daniel

    Art.IWM ART 2354

    image: a view along a road leading into the centre of Hit, with a figure riding a mule and another figure moving along the road in the foreground. The simple, square, sandy coloured buildings of the town rise up in the background, dominated by a minaret...

  • 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...

  • Brooking Bridge, Ramadi

    Brooking Bridge, Ramadi

    (art) Made by: Revel, John Daniel

    Art.IWM ART 2356

    image: a view of an arched stone bridge crossing a dry riverbed in a desert landscape. Two figures stand in the right foreground and there are men on horseback on the far left. Further back, a line of men walk up the riverbank whilst three men on camels...

  • A BRCS and OSJJ Hospital Barge Orderly on the Tigris

    A BRCS and OSJJ Hospital Barge Orderly on the Tigris

    (art) Made by: Rogers, Gilbert 1919

    Art.IWM ART 3839

    image: A three quarter length portrait of a Red Cross and Order of St John barge orderly, wearing sandy coloured shorts, pith helmet and white shirt. He stands side on and holds a wooden barge pole in his right hand. He appears to be standing on the deck...