Category Archives: Middle East

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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Mohamed Habib el-Bey from the Dynasty of Husseinite 1923.

Mohamed El Habib Pacha Bey. Tunesian ruler. Dynasty of Husseinites

Mohamed Habib el-Bey 1858 – 1929

Mohamed Habib el-Bey from the Dynasty of Husseinite. Tunesia.

Habib Bey, Frenchified name of Mohamed Habib el-Bey, born August 13, 1858 in Bardo and died February 11, 1929 in Carthage, was Bey (Governor) of Tunis from the Dynasty of Husseinites from 1922 until his death.

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