'Bassidore Station' [25r-b] (1/1)
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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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.
Upper right, in pencil alongside image: '49', 'b'
Below image, in pen: 'Bassidore Station'
- Extent and format
- 1 b&w albumen Method of printing photographs using an emulsion of salt and egg white. print
- Physical characteristics
157 x 200 mm
The print is in good condition with staining in the sky areaand minor surface dirt throughout.
‘b’ (crossed out); ‘49’
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- English in Latin script View the complete information for this record
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- Photo 355/1/49
- 'Bassidore Station'
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