sketch

Sketchbook - drawings by C. J. Rich, of life and costumes in Baghdad in colour and pencil. The sketches are captioned, presumably by the artist: 1. 'A Courdish Shatir, or running Footman'; 2. and 3. are not captioned; 4. 'Courdish Peasant woman'; 5. 'Courdish Ladies of Sulimania'; 6. 'Courdish Peasant'; 7. 'Courdish Muleteer & an ordinary Courdish Tribesman'; 8. 'Black yellow & red & green'; 9. 'A Courd of the wild clans. Jof [now Jaff] or Kelhore [now Kalhor]'; 10. 'An Officer of Kei Khosrou Bey, the Jof chief'; 11 is not captioned; 12. 'Chaldean woman of Telkef [Tal Kaif, Tel Keppe]'; 13. Chaldean monk of Rabban Hormuzd [near Mosul]'; 14 is not captioned; 15. 'A Blind Yezidi Musician'; 16 is not captioned; 17 'A Courd throwing the Jereed [cerid, pronounced jerid, in modern Turkish]'; 18. 'A Halt of the Pasha of Suleimania & Suite while out riding'; 19. The Pasha of Suleimania in Diva'; 20 is not captioned; 21 'Sketch of a Musical Party given by the Pasha of Suleimania'; 22 is not captioned. Books of this type could be purchased at stationerers' in England, and Rich probably took it with him to Baghdad.

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