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  • 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...

  • Bellams under sail near Kurna

    Bellams under sail near Kurna

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2419

    image: a middle distance sketch of three local sailing boats under sail, with an outlined river bank.

  • '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.

  • S31 ('Puffing Billy')

    S31 ('Puffing Billy')

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1850

    image: a view of a paddle-steamer moving along a stretch of river running through an exspansive landscape. A low mountain range is visible on the horizon.

  • 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.

  • Mahailas. Basra

    Mahailas. Basra

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2416

    image: a sketch of two local sailing craft, with buildings and a harbour coastline in the background.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

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