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  • THE SERVICE OF SERGEANT PERCY ELGEY WITH THE 1/4TH SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY IN INDIA AND MESOPOTAMIA 1914-1918

    THE SERVICE OF SERGEANT PERCY ELGEY WITH THE 1/4TH SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY IN INDIA AND MESOPOTAMIA 1914-1918

    part of "ELGEY PERCY (SERGEANT)" (photographs) 1916

    HU 95128

    River steamer and barge carrying the 1/4th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry from Basra up the River Tigris to the front in Mesopotamia.

  • River and Railway. On the Tigris below Amara

    River and Railway. On the Tigris below Amara

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1871

    image: a view from the back of a ship along the Tigris river, with the ship's wake in the water in the foreground. To the left a local dhow boat has just sailed around a bend in the river, whilst to the right a train steams along a railway.

  • The Tigris at Samara

    The Tigris at Samara

    (art) Made by: Revel, John Daniel

    Art.IWM ART 4046

    image: a view of the Tigris river near Samarra at sunset, with the silhouette of a boat sailing towards the left foreground and two large buildings on the horizon.

  • A Marsh Arabs' Bellam under Sail: Tigris

    A Marsh Arabs' Bellam under Sail: Tigris

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2417

    image: a sketch of a local sailing boat under sail, with the outline of a river bank in the background.

  • Sheik Saad on the Tigris

    Sheik Saad on the Tigris

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1849

    image: a view of a paddle-steamer and a local dhow sailing boat on a picturesque curved stretch of the Tigris river. A low mountain range is visible across the horizon.

  • THE MESOPOTAMIA CAMPAIGN 1914 - 1918

    THE MESOPOTAMIA CAMPAIGN 1914 - 1918

    part of "LYNDEN-BELL L A (COLONEL)" (photographs) 1916

    Q 71329

    British river steamers, known as 'P Boats' on the River Tigris below Amara. Each boat has a barge lashed to each side to increase its carrying capacity for troops or equipment. This was standard practice in Mesopotamia during 1915 and 1916,...

  • Twilight on the Tigris, near Amara

    Twilight on the Tigris, near Amara

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2443

    image: a view along the Tigris River near Amara at twilight, with a local boat moored on the right bank and a paddle steamer on the water in the distance.

  • 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...

  • A Steamer and Barges on the Tigris

    A Steamer and Barges on the Tigris

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2427

    image: a view from immediately behind a steamer, flanked by barges on either side, moving along the Tigris river. Another steamer appears to be further along the river, having sailed around a bend in the river.

  • 'Tied Up' Steamers and Lighters waiting for Down-river Craft to pass in the Narrows, Tigris

    'Tied Up' Steamers and Lighters waiting for Down-river Craft to pass in the Narrows, Tigris

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2421

    image: sketch of a river paddle steamer and other small craft, moored side-by-side on a bank of the Tigris River, with local huts adjacent to the right.

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