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'Howz Al Kishla'. Photographer: Domnick Photo, Basrah [‎155v] (2/2)

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The record is made up of 1 b&w silver gelatin Principal photographic process for black & white photography from the 1870s. print. It was created in 1938. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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This photograph shows trench filled with water, possibly an irrigation channel in Shaikh Aḥmad's estates at Fao, in the date gardens affected by the Basra port authorities’ widening of the roads.

The trench extends from foreground to background and is filled with water, and set below the road to the left.

Inscriptions:

Recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. , upper left, in pen: ‘155’

Verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. , upper left, in pen: ‘HOWZ Al. Kishla Fao’

Lower left, ink stamp: ‘DOMNICK PHOTO BASRAH’

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1 b&w silver gelatin Principal photographic process for black & white photography from the 1870s. print
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199 x 294 mm

Condition:

The image is in good condition though punctured partially four times along the lower edge and twice completely by a hole punching device, also along the lower edge.

Foliation:

‘155’

Process:

Silver gelatin Principal photographic process for black & white photography from the 1870s. print

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English in Latin script
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'Howz Al Kishla'. Photographer: Domnick Photo, Basrah [‎155v] (2/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/498, f 155, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023699845.0x000071> [accessed 21 August 2019]

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