Category Archives: 20th Century

Bagdad. Taking Stores Aboard on the Tigris.

Guffa, round basket boat. Baghdad Arab porters costumes, Tigris, Euphrates. Photogravure.

A guffa, round basket boat, is discharged in Baghdad in the 1920s.

Bagdad. Taking Stores Aboard on the Tigris by Means of Guffas.

A Guffa was a traditional, usually plaited reeds, round basket boat, which was used on the Tigris and Euphrates in Iraq until the 1970s. The boat is unloaded by Arab porters.

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Filipina of the Batan Islands with grass hood.

Native Filipina. grass hood. Batan Islands. Philippines indigenous peoples

Filipina of the Batan Islands with grass hood.

Filipina of the Batan Islands with grass hood.

The Batan Islands are an archipelago of the Philippines. They are located north of the Philippine main island of Luzon in the Strait of Luzon and belong to the province of Cagayan.

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