Albumen print laid on paper, with the title "Couffes sur L'Euphrate (Bagdad)" on recto. The number "347" appears on recto in white ink.
This image also appears in “Autour du monde, aquarelles, souvenirs de voyages XL, En Perse. Types, costumes et Moeurs” published by L Boulanger, Paris, c1890 and is titled “Kouffehs sur l'Euphrate” (CCCXX). The photogravure was printed by Charles Gillot (1853-1903), a Paris based innovative engraver and collector who incorporated the photographic discoveries of Daguerre and Niepce and ultimately perfected a process for reproducing book illustrations in colour. The number "347" also appears on recto in white ink in the same location as the albumen print in the Nelson collection.
A reproduction of this image (museum no: 3368) appears on page 60 of "Sevruguin's Iran" published by Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn & Co's Uitgeversmaatschappij in Rotterdam and Zaman Publishers in Tehran.