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IMAGE number
RGS242367
Title
Gertrude Bell (1868-1926) (b/w photo)
Artist
J. Weston & Son (19th century) / English
Description
mainly responsible for creating modern state of Iraq after WWI; drew up borders of former Mesopotamia; Honorary Secretary of Women's Anti-Suffrage League; The Uncrowned Queen of Iraq;
Location
Royal Geographical Society, London, UK
Medium
Photographie noir et blanc
Date
(C19th)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
  • arab revolt
  • author
  • diplomat
  • emancipation
  • equality
  • espionage
  • explorer
  • female
  • female spy
  • middle east
  • political
  • portrait
  • stateswoman
  • traveller
  • writer

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