Photograph

1911
Not currently on display at the V&A

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A mounted black and white topographical photograph depicting the south facade of a small building, north of the Eastern Gate, Building D, in the ruins at Hatra, Iraq. A single tribal figure stands in the foreground.


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Brief Description
Photograph by Gertrude Bell of the south facade of a small building north of the Eastern gate, Building 'D', in the ruins near the Great Iwan at Hatra, Iraq, ca. 1911
Physical Description
A mounted black and white topographical photograph depicting the south facade of a small building, north of the Eastern Gate, Building D, in the ruins at Hatra, Iraq. A single tribal figure stands in the foreground.
Object history
The 1912 entry in the Museum Ledger records the following description: 'Hatra (Northern Mesopotamia): South façade of building D (see Andrae's Hatra, 1908) [Date c. I-II centy. A.D.]'. This photograph is part of a set of forty-two prints (1626 to 1667-1912) presented by Gertrude Lowthian Bell, the photographer.
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1657-1912

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record createdAugust 15, 2013
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