Skip to item: of 142
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [‎25r] (49/142)

This item is part of

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.

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

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. ,
WHITEHALL,
LONDON, S.W. 1.
P.Z.4495/35. 12th July 1935.
Air Mall .
Sir,
I am directed by the secretary of state for
India to refer to Goveronent of India letter of 23rd
H June 1932, No. F.-573-N/31, regarding the flags used
by tne Trucial chiefs and to forward a copy of the
— letter noted in the margin.
Prom Admiralty dated 29th <
June, No. N.L,1981/35 * 2. I am to request that 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. may he
asked to furnish his views on the points raised hy the
Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. I am to observe
^ W" 0
in this connection that while the Trucial Treaty of 1820,
to which the Trucial States have subscribed, requires
the flying of the Trucial flag therein described by all
the states concerned, the flying of that flag has in
practice, tJae Secretary of state understands, been for v
many years confined to shargah and Has al Khaimah.
3. a copy of this letter and of the enclosure is
being sent direct to 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. by air mail.
I am, sir,
Your obedient servant,
a, G. LA1THVJA1 TE.
The secretary to the
Government of India,
Foreign and Political
Department,
Simla.

About this item

Content

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 The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called 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.

Extent and format
1 file (69 folios)
Arrangement

This file is arranged approximately in chronological order.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: Begins on front cover, circled, and continues to page before back cover.

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [‎25r] (49/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1694, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100022841761.0x000032> [accessed 17 December 2018]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100022841761.0x000032">'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [&lrm;25r] (49/142)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100022841761.0x000032">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000282.0x0001ad/IOR_R_15_2_1694_0049.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000282.0x0001ad/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image