'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [32r] (63/142)
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.
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The flag shown on page 31 of ^lags of ell WatlCBS®**
la umd only by the Shotkhe of Shar^ah and aes-ml-KhaiKw-ih^
being the tribal flag of the asaml All the
remaining Truclal sheikhs fly an oblong flag# the length
being aaproxlsi?: tely 3 times the breadths about flve-elxtho
of the flag Is red end the remaining sixth (that nearest
the mast) la white. (See figure 3 of vneloiHure).
The flag shown on page -31 hits never been observed
with any letters on It#
It I b propcs ed that the neoeaaary additions be
to ^Flage of ell Nations .
It Is fui'ther proisoaed for consideration that the
two flags ofjneertiad be ©alloyed - In Ilea of the MaBOat
Ensign - *bm saluting the Tpaclal Sheikha# Both flags
eouldy with eaae» be aade on board.
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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 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.
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Foliation: Begins on front cover, circled, and continues to page before back cover.
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