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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    THE CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Varges, Ariel

    Q 24367

    A Holt caterpillar tractor hauling a 6 inch howitzer and crew.

  • THE CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA 1914 - 1918

    THE CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA 1914 - 1918

    part of "LAMB HERBERT ARTHUR JOHN (SECOND LIEUTENANT) COLLECTION" (photographs) 1917

    HU 99713

    Wounded being carried on board a hospital steamer on the River Tigris during the fighting around Kut-al-Amara in early 1917.

  • 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,...

  • LIEUTENANT COLONEL WILLIAM BROWN

    LIEUTENANT COLONEL WILLIAM BROWN

    part of "BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION" (photographs)

    HU 93355

    Lieutenant Colonel William Brown. Unit: Assistant Director of Supply & Transport, 8th Division, Army Service Corps. Death: Not known.

  • 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.

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