What Did Iraq Look Like in the 1930s?

  • April 18, 2015
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These are two beautiful old photo that we dug up at The National Archives of the United Kingdom. They show the port of Basra. Check out the photos below as well. They are stunning old images of Iraq.

Port of Basra, Iraq

Port of Basra, Iraq

Source: The National Archives

Here are a few more of Iraq from the same time period.

Maidan, Baghdad

Source: Sands of Time Consultancy

Below is an aerial photo of Al-Kādhimiya Mosque in the suburbs of Baghdad.

Kadhimain ( Al-Kadhimiya ) mosque, Baghdad – Iraq – circa early 1930s

Source: DesertBlooms & Library of Congress

This photo shows the Katah Bridge over the Tigris River in Baghdad.

Katah Bridge over the Tigris River

Source: DesertBlooms & Library of Congress