'Entrance to Bushire Residency'

Photo 355/1(34)

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The record is made up of 1 b&w albumen Method of printing photographs using an emulsion of salt and egg white (albumen). print. It was created in c. 1870. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: Visual Arts.

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Genre/Subject Matter:

General view of the Bushire Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. and surrounding buildings, looking across a paved area. A low wall from left to right across the centre of the image divides the paved area from the Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. .

To the left of the image a low-ceilinged flat-roofed structure occupies much of the foreground.

A string of flags to the left of the scene in front of the building may indicate an official function or visit. A number of figures can be seen standing at the base of the flag-staff.

Inscriptions:

Upper right, in pencil alongside image: 'a', '34'

Below image, in pen: 'Entrance to Bushire Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. '

Extent and format
1 b&w albumen Method of printing photographs using an emulsion of salt and egg white (albumen). print
Physical characteristics

Dimensions:

153 x 215 mm

Format:

Albumen Method of printing photographs using an emulsion of salt and egg white (albumen). print on paper

Condition:

The print is in good condition with minor toning at all edges and light surface dirt throughout.

Foliation:

‘a’ (crossed out); ‘34’

Process:

Albumen Method of printing photographs using an emulsion of salt and egg white (albumen). print

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Photograph

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Original held at
British Library: Visual Arts
Access conditions

Unrestricted

Archive reference
Photo 355/1(34)

History of this record

Date(s)
c. 1870 (CE, Gregorian)

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Surrogate analogue: B.23951

Subjects
Residencies
Places
Bushire

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'Entrance to Bushire Residency', British Library: Visual Arts, Photo 355/1(34), in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023298932.0x000001> [accessed 25 June 2024]

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