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'Bassidore Station' [‎25r-b] (1/1)

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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. 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:

Scene showing a settlement and Indian troops on parade at Bassidore (Basaidu) Station on the western extremity of Qeshm (Kishm) Island.

The mud and reed-built two-storey building behind the troops is surrounded by a fence. To the left of the image in the middle-ground hessian or jute sacks are piled in a large heap. A number of figures, aside from the troops on parade are visible seated on the ground near the sacks as well as on the terrace of the building.

In the background a paddle steamer is visible at anchor in the bay beyond.

Inscriptions:

Upper right, in pencil alongside image: '49', 'b'

Below image, in pen: 'Bassidore Station'

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

Dimensions:

157 x 200 mm

Format:

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

Condition:

The print is in good condition with staining in the sky areaand minor surface dirt throughout.

Foliation:

‘b’ (crossed out); ‘49’

Process:

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

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English in Latin script
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'Bassidore Station' [‎25r-b] (1/1), British Library: Visual Arts, Photo 355/1/49, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023617660.0x000011> [accessed 17 June 2019]

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