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.
Source: Picturesque Palestine, Arabia, & Syria;: The country, the people and the landscape, by Karl Grober (1885-1945). Publisher: Brentano New York 1925.