'Town of Muscat from inland plain.'

Photo 355/1/44

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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:

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.

Inscriptions:

Lower right, in pencil alongside image: '44'

Lower left, in pencil alongside image: 'b'

Below image, in pen: 'Town of Muscat from inland plain.'

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

Dimensions:

141 x 200 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 staining and creasing in the sky area in the upper right and left corners and minor surface dirt throughout.

Foliation:

‘b’ (crossed out); ‘44’

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 355/1/44

History of this record

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

Related material

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Surrogate analogue: B.23961

Subjects
Fortifications
Places
Muscat

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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 20 July 2024]

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