'View in Bagdad.' Photographer: Wilfrid Malleson

IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 35 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 a narrow street in Baghdad, with a woman carrying an infant in the foreground; another woman wearing black stands against the same wall in the background, while in the far distance other figures can be seen. The buildings on either side of the street are made of brick and feature projecting mashrabiyyas of wood and metal.

Inscriptions:

Ink, below image: 'View in Bagdad.'

Pencil, alongside image at lower right: ‘35’; ‘13’

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

Dimensions:

134 x 189 mm

Condition:

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

Foliation:

‘35’

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
Access conditions

Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 35 2

History of this record

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

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