'Junction of Tigris and Euphrates at Kurna. The smoke is the result of extensive reed-burning in the marshes.' Photographer: Wilfrid Malleson

IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 29 2

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The record is made up of 1 b&w silver gelatin Principal photographic process for black & white photography from the 1870s. print. It was created in 1906. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Genre/Subject Matter:

View of the junction of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers at Kurna. Smoke fills the sky area from right to left as a result of reed-burning in the marshes. A single boat with two standing figures carrying poles is visible in the background.

Inscriptions:

Ink, alongside image, at right: 'Junction of Tigris and Euphrates at Kurna. The smoke is the result of extensive reed-burning in the marshes.'

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1 b&w silver gelatin Principal photographic process for black & white photography from the 1870s. print
Physical characteristics

Dimensions:

176 x 128 mm

Condition:

The print is in good condition throughout with minor toning/fading at all edges

Foliation:

‘29’

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Photograph

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British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers
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Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 29 2

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Date(s)
1906 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Junction of Tigris and Euphrates at Kurna. The smoke is the result of extensive reed-burning in the marshes.' Photographer: Wilfrid Malleson, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 29 2, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100025687401.0x00000e> [accessed 21 October 2019]

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