'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [14r] (27/142)
The record is made up of 1 file (69 folios). It was created in 7 Aug 1929-13 Dec 1938. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .
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No. —of 1932.
The Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. , Bahrain,
Dated the 23rd April » TJ . ^
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The Secretary to the Hon'ble the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency.
in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ,
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Please refer to jour memorandum No.197-S
dated the 31st March, 1932 regarding the Qatar flag.
I went into this question on my recent
visi c to i -'Oha ana I find that although ideas as regards a
national flag are in a somewhat fluid state, the generally-
accepted version, is a flag very similar to that of Bahrain
except that the portion which is red in the Bahrain flag is
more^violet in the case of Qatar.
i enclose a picture to. explain my meaning
Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Bahrain.
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This file contains correspondence between the British officials in Bahrain, Bushire, Baghdad, the India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. and the Government of India, as well as with Khalīl bin Ibrāhīm Kanoo [Kānū].
These papers concern various enquiries made by the British Admiralty between 1929 and 1938 regarding flags flown by the sheikhs of Qatar, Bahrain and the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. . Contained within this file are descriptions and sketches of various flags, as well as a specimen of fabric (f. 38) demonstrating the colour of the flag flown by the Shaikh of Qatar, ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī.
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