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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...

  • 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...

  • 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 'Bellam' in a Narrow Creek at Basra : 'Bellam is the Arabic name for the long narrow canoe-shaped boat of the country, the gondola of Basra and the Tigris

    A 'Bellam' in a Narrow Creek at Basra : 'Bellam is the Arabic name for the long narrow canoe-shaped boat of the country, the gondola of Basra and the Tigris

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 1893

    image: an Arab man manoeuvres a bellam canoe down a narrow creek, which is bordered by flowers, lush vegetation and two palm trees.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cacolets: Wounded being Conveyed over the Hill of Judaea to the Casualty Clearing Station in Covered-In Stretchers (cacolets) on
the Backs of Camels

    Cacolets: Wounded being Conveyed over the Hill of Judaea to the Casualty Clearing Station in Covered-In Stretchers (cacolets) on the Backs of Camels

    (art) Made by: McBey, James 1917-12-05

    Art.IWM ART 2932

    image: A camel train moving along an extremely narrow ledge overlooking a deep valley shrouded in rain. The camels are loaded with covered stretchers (cacolets) that carry the wounded.