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IRAQ Old Tuck's Postcard BASRA Marine Repair Shop & Customs Native Boats & RiverVintage Tuck's Collo-Photo Postcard. c.1920. Middle East, Iraq, Basra - Marine Repair Shop & Customs Native Boats & River Scene. Palm Trees.
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Collo-Photo Postcard for A. Kerim Basra Persian Gulf
Faults: Minor wear at bottom tips
Background: Basra (also spelled Başrah or Basara; historically sometimes written Busra, Busrah, and the early form Bassorah; Arabic: البصرة, Al-Basrah) is the second largest city of Iraq with an estimated population of c. 2,600,000 (2003). It is the country's main port. Basra is the capital of the Basra Governorate. The city is located along the Shatt al-Arab (Arvandrood) waterway near the Persian Gulf. Basra is 55 km from the Persian Gulf and 545 km from Baghdad, Iraq's capital and largest city.
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