'View of Bagdad from the roof of the Residency.' Photographer: Wilfrid Malleson

IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 34 1

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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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View of Baghdad from the roof of the British Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. . In the background a pontoon bridge extends across the Tigris. One small craft, a barge are visible at centre; right of centre several sailing boats are moored. At right several figures are visible along the quay beside two-storey stone buildings and palms. At least three minarets are visible in the background at right.

Inscriptions:

Ink, below image: 'View of Bagdad from the roof of the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. .

Pencil, above image at right: ‘34’; ‘12’

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

Dimensions:

138 x 188 mm

Condition:

The print is in good condition with minor surface dirt throughout.

Foliation:

‘34’

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Photograph

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Original held at
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 34 1

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Date(s)
1906 (CE, Gregorian)
Places
Bagdad

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