Emir Feisal at Versailles

The Emir Feisal with a group of his supporters at the Paris Peace Conference in January 1919. Lawrence is immediately behind him to the right, dressed in the uniform of an officer of the regular Sharifian Army. Directly behind Feisal is Capitaine Pisani, formerly the commander of the French contingent of the Arab Northern Army. Second from left is Nuri as-Sa’id, later premier of Iraq. In the rear of the group to the right is a member of Feisal’s bodyguard.

Image courtesy of Imperial War Museum

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