'Town of Muscat from inland plain.'
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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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View looking north-east over the town towards the harbour. The fortified city wall is visible in the middle-ground. In the background overlooking the harbour, Fort Capitano (Fort Al-Mirani) to the left and and Fort Jellalee (Fort Al-Jalali) to the right.
The middle- and foreground is made up of various low-lying stone-built and palm-frond structures while inside the city walls the structures are several-storeyed and stone-built with some evidently white-washed.
Rocky hills rise from the centre to the left of the image.
Lower right, in pencil alongside image: '44'
Lower left, in pencil alongside image: 'b'
Below image, in pen: 'Town of Muscat from inland plain.'
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- 1 b&w albumen Method of printing photographs using an emulsion of salt and egg white (albumen). print
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141 x 200 mm
The print is in good condition with staining and creasing in the sky area in the upper right and left corners and minor surface dirt throughout.
‘b’ (crossed out); ‘44’
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- English in Latin script
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- British Library: Visual Arts
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- Photo 355/1/44
- c. 1870 (CE, Gregorian)
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Surrogate analogue: B.23961
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'Town of Muscat from inland plain.', British Library: Visual Arts, Photo 355/1/44, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023618815.0x000007> [accessed 3 December 2023]
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- Photo 355/1/44
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