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  • The Navy in Baghdad

    The Navy in Baghdad

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1843

    image: A view of the harbour at Baghdad. In the foreground there are several wooden boats, and beyond this British naval ships moored on the far side of the harbour.

  • 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.

  • Kut-el-Amara, Mesopotamia, in Evening Light, 1919

    Kut-el-Amara, Mesopotamia, in Evening Light, 1919

    (art) Made by: Carline, Sydney William 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4631

    image: a view across the flat roofs of Kut, looking towards the River Tigris, which can be seen in the upper background of the composition. To the right are four palm trees rising above the houses.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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