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  Item Reference: Lees 7/1/13

Description

Photograph of a bridge over a wide river. The caption on the reverse, written by Lt Aubrey Lees, reads: "The [Ily] bridge over the Diyala river at Quraghau, showing the middle pier sunk and slightly leaning, the result of this year's abnormal floods. With the disabling of this bridge ally [Ily] traffic from Bagdad to the East of the Tigris to stations N. of the Diyala has been stopped. (On my journey from Kirkuk to Khauiqin)". Part of a collection of photographs from Lees' time in Iraq [1922-1925].

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