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Gertrude Bell

Gertrude Bell

T.E. Lawrence - Genuine action. A man who in moments of darkness did what he could not help doing. A man who let agonizing situations twist his head instead of tying his hands. Tormented...

T.E. Lawrence - Genuine action. A man who in moments of darkness did what he could not help doing. A man who let agonizing situations twist his head instead of tying his hands. Tormented...

Dump A Day Random Pictures Of The Day - 60 Pics

Dump A Day Random Pictures Of The Day - 60 Pics

Freya Stark (1893 — 1993) was a British explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographic works and essays. She was one of the first outsiders to travel through the southern Arabian deserts.

Freya Stark (1893 — 1993) was a British explorer and travel writer. She wrote more than two dozen books on her travels in the Middle East and Afghanistan, as well as several autobiographic works and essays. She was one of the first outsiders to travel through the southern Arabian deserts.

King Faisal I of Iraq & His Childrens (Arabs (Adnan)) | Faisal is the 3rd son of Hussein bin Ali the Sharif of Makkah (Now in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), he rebelled from the Ottoman Empire & later became the King of Iraq

King Faisal I of Iraq & His Childrens (Arabs (Adnan)) | Faisal is the 3rd son of Hussein bin Ali the Sharif of Makkah (Now in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), he rebelled from the Ottoman Empire & later became the King of Iraq

Saud bin Abdal Aziz al-Rashidi was Emir of Jabal Shammar with his capital in Ha'il. He supported the Ottomans in WWI & with the demise of his patron came the decline of al-Rashidis. Abdal Aziz ibn Saud al-Saudi who opposed the Rashidis received assistance from the British.

Saud bin Abdal Aziz al-Rashidi was Emir of Jabal Shammar with his capital in Ha'il. He supported the Ottomans in WWI & with the demise of his patron came the decline of al-Rashidis. Abdal Aziz ibn Saud al-Saudi who opposed the Rashidis received assistance from the British.

Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia / Emir, Prince of Arabia

Faisal, King of Saudi Arabia / Emir, Prince of Arabia

Gertrude Bell.  She traveled all over the Middle East in the early 1900's and influenced how it was divided after the Ottoman Empire fell (well, maybe that didn't work out so well!).  Traveled on camels, invited Bedoin sheiks to dinner, took her furs and good china everywhere.  when she met Lawrence (later "of Arabia"), she said "I do believe the boy will make a traveler".

The Woman Who Made Iraq

Gertrude Bell. She traveled all over the Middle East in the early 1900's and influenced how it was divided after the Ottoman Empire fell (well, maybe that didn't work out so well!). Traveled on camels, invited Bedoin sheiks to dinner, took her furs and good china everywhere. when she met Lawrence (later "of Arabia"), she said "I do believe the boy will make a traveler".

1918,  Gertrude Bel photo, Iraq  [ 'Abdul Wahid abu Sikar standing in courtyard]

1918, Gertrude Bel photo, Iraq [ 'Abdul Wahid abu Sikar standing in courtyard]

Gerturde Bell at Home

Women in History-Gertrude Bell

Gerturde Bell at Home

Abdul Aziz Ibn Sa’ud, Sir Percy Cox, and Gertrude Bell, Basrah, 1916 Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, (14 July 1868 – 12 July 1926) was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, and archaeologist who explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British imperial policy-making due to her extensive travels in Greater Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, and Arabia

Abdul Aziz Ibn Sa’ud, Sir Percy Cox, and Gertrude Bell, Basrah, 1916 Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, (14 July 1868 – 12 July 1926) was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, and archaeologist who explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British imperial policy-making due to her extensive travels in Greater Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, and Arabia

Lady of Legacy: Gertrude Bell | Darling Magazine

Lady of Legacy: Gertrude Bell

Lady of Legacy: Gertrude Bell | Darling Magazine

Gertrude Bell, English writer, traveler, political officer, administrator, archaeologist and spy.

Gertrude Bell, a Masterful Spy and Diplomat

Gertrude Bell, English writer, traveler, political officer, administrator, archaeologist and spy.

Adventurers Gertrude Bell and T.E. Lawrence. Lawrence of Arabia was about Lawrence, but it was Bell that was his sensei.

Adventurers Gertrude Bell and T.E. Lawrence. Lawrence of Arabia was about Lawrence, but it was Bell that was his sensei.

Gertrude and her father, Sir Hugh Bell

Gertrude and her father, Sir Hugh Bell

Gertrude Bell on horseback, Baghdad, 1917. Bell was a Mid-East adventuress, and formidable personality in colonial Britain. A contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, Bell's influence on Mid-East politics made her the most powerful woman in the British Empire in the years after World War I

Gertrude Bell on horseback, Baghdad, 1917. Bell was a Mid-East adventuress, and formidable personality in colonial Britain. A contemporary of Lawrence of Arabia, Bell's influence on Mid-East politics made her the most powerful woman in the British Empire in the years after World War I