Washing Persian carpets at Chesmi Ali.

Enroute from Beirut to Tehran: approaching Albruz mountains North of Tehran

Sunrise over the Albruz mountains; taken from the roof of the Topo House (E View)

Imperial Iranian Geographic department Basement Lab: collimating a Wild T-3 Theodolite's horizontal T prisims

DAVID W. GENEREAUX

Suk outside the Sepahsalar Mosque

Washing Persian carpets at Chesmi Ali.

Drying Persian carpets in distance.

Washed Persian carpets drying on racks in the sun.

Suk outside the Sepahsalar Mosque

Enroute from Beirut toTehran: Over Baghdad, Iraq

Carpets drying above Qajar rock relief depicting Fath Ali Shah

Over the Dead Sea

Wild N-3 Level being used to run level lines in the field somewhere in Iran

TOPOGRAPHIC TRAINING TEAM

TEHERAN, IRAN

Cattle abbitoir (pens and slaughterhouse)

Sepahsalar Mosque

Foothills of the Albruz mountains

Sunrise over the Albruz mountains; taken from the roof of the Topo House (N View)

Imperial Iranian Geographic department Basement Lab: Collimation Bench for Wild N-3 Level

Drying of hand-knotted Persian carpets at Chesmi Ali

Stream coming out of the Albruz mountains

3/4 Ton trucks mired in the mud in the Kavir Salt Desert in Eastern Iran

Sepahsalar Mosque

Alternate spelling: Cheshmeh Ali meaning "Spring of Ali"

Enroute from Beirut to Tehran: Over Western Iran

Camel caravan arriving from the Kavir

Sepahsalar Mosque

Sunrise over the Albruz mountains; taken from the roof of the Topo House (NW View)

I went to Chesmi Ali to observe washing and drying of hand-knotted Persian carpets