'Flags Flown by the Sheikh of Qatar. (Bahrain and Trucial Coast)' [62r] (127/142)
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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Dated tfas \3 ! i Dtcember, 1938.
Would you plesee refsr to .your lettsr 10^11/15/38,
dated the 16tn May, 1938, to th® Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain,
forwarding a request the German Jmbaasy Baguiad for infor
mation as to the flags of the Trucial Co®at Shaikhe « we
are sorry for the delay in replying but the nutter got over
2. The Shaikhs of Sharjah and Kas-al-Khair®h fly a
"white pierced red* flag kno^n as frucial QQa »t flag Mo.d,
vide sice tch attached*
3. The Shaikhs of kbaDhabi, Ajusn, Debai and 0mm-al-
-uaiviai n fly an oblong flag the lengtii oeing appro^cimately
three tlMs the breadth, about 5/otii being red and the remain
ing sixth (nearest the msst) %nite. a sketch of this flag
is also enclosed. This flag Bay be called the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates.
flag Bo *1*
Ae should be interested to learn the reason for the
curiosity of the German Embassy on thia question.
5. f« are forwarding a copy of this letter and enclosures
to the senior laval Officer Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. and the Political
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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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