Item #334843 Portrait photograph of T.E. Lawrence in traditional Arab dress, with kufiyah and four band iqal, the hilt of his dagger just visible, standing on a balcony at the Victoria Hotel, Damascus, October 1918. Lawrence of Arabia, Col. John H. Finley.
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Lawrence in Triumph and Renunciation

Portrait photograph of T.E. Lawrence in traditional Arab dress, with kufiyah and four band iqal, the hilt of his dagger just visible, standing on a balcony at the Victoria Hotel, Damascus, October 1918.

Damascus: 1918.

Real photo postcard, docketed on verso “Colonel Lawrence at Damascus, Military Governorate in view, Photo by Col. John H. Finley”. 1 vols. 3 x 5 inches. Lawrence in Triumph and Renunciation. One short wrinkle lower right, else fine. Matted and framed (10 x 12 overall) Item #334843

Choice contemporary portrait of T.E. Lawrence in Damascus in October, 1918, after the series of victories which reshaped the map of the Middle East. At his moment of triumph, Lawrence resigned his position in the Arab army.
A similar example of the portrait exists in the Imperial War Museum, attributed to Harry Chase (Q 114044).

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