Scenes of Khuzestan Province and Isfahan,Persia, circa 1916
Persia Date:1916 Duration:1 min 8 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Views of Khūzestān Province and Esfahan (Isfahan) Persia, circa 1916. (The southern part of Khuzestan was also known as "Arabistan.") Rugged hills and dunes in desert region. A single dirt road through part of the area connecting some clusters of dwellings. Water splashing from the rear driving wheel of a Stern wheeler river boat underway on the Karun River. Black smoke billowing from the boat's stack. It appears to be towing a barge. Several long wooden passenger boats tied up at riverside, near building. Palm trees in the background. Closeup of the dome of the Safavid-era Shah Mosque in Esfahan (aka Isfahan). Front of the mosque, with minarets. A man herding some livestock and Merchants bringing goods to market on donkeys. Some men and a girl walking through the town. Two men smoking hookahs. A sandal maker at work. A local bazaar, lined with merchants selling their wares. People walking through the bazaar, including one who appears to be a British Colonial Officer in the South Persian Rifles.
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