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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...

  • '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.

  • The Inland Water Transport: Mahaila Z32, Basra

    The Inland Water Transport: Mahaila Z32, Basra

    (art) Made by: Maxwell, Donald

    Art.IWM ART 2418

    image: a stern view sketch of a local type small boat moored at a harbour, showing its interior fittings.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA 1914-1918

    THE CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA 1914-1918

    part of "FLETCHER S K (PRIVATE)" (photographs)

    HU 104959

    Hospital river steamer BASANTA on the River Tigris.

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