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Photograph - Tomb of Sheykh Aquti, wood, Baghdad
  • Tomb of Sheykh Aquti, wood, Baghdad
    K.A.C. Creswell, born 1879 - died 1974
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Tomb of Sheykh Aquti, wood, Baghdad

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Iraq (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    K.A.C. Creswell, born 1879 - died 1974 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin silver print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of two black and white photographed mounted onto card showing the carving detail on a wooden box.

Place of Origin

Iraq (photographed)


ca. 1920s (photographed)


K.A.C. Creswell, born 1879 - died 1974 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin silver print

Marks and inscriptions

'Tomb of Sheykh Aquti, Baghdad, Sculpture (Wood) Turkey in Asia'

National Art Library blind stamp


Height: 33 cm mount, Width: 26.5 cm mount

Object history note

Photographs from a set purchased from Captain Cresswell

Descriptive line

Photograph of Tomb of Sheykh Aquti, wood, Baghdad, gelatin silver print, ca. 1920s

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Creswell, K.A.C. Early Muslim Architecture. Vol. I Umayyads and Vol. II Early Abbasids, Umayyads of Cordova, Aghlabids, Tulunids and Samanids. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1932-40.
Creswell, K.A.C. The Muslim Architecture of Egypt. Vol. I Ikhshids and Fatimids and Vol. II Ayyubids and Early Bahrite Mamluks. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1952-1959.
Hamilton, R W. Keppel Archibald Cameron Creswell, 1879-1974. In Muqarnas VIII: An Annual on Islamic Art and Architecture, edited by Oleg Grabar. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1991.



Subjects depicted

Tombs; Coffins


Photographs; Woodwork


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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