'Bahrein: The Tombs'

Photo 496/6/30

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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 Feb 1918. 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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Genre/Subject Matter:

View in Bahrein (Bahrain) of the ‘Tombs’, burial mounds dating to the Dilmun, Umm an-Nar and later cultures. At right three donkeys are tethered, with a man standing alongside one of them. At centre a man appears to be kneeling, perhaps praying.

Inscriptions:

Lower left, below image, in pen: ‘Bahrein.’

Upper left, above image, in pencil, crossed-out: ‘b’

Lower right, alongside image, in pencil: ‘30’

Lower right, below image, in pen: ‘The Tombs.’, ‘(Feb. 1918)’

Extent and format
1 b&w silver gelatin Principal photographic process for black & white photography from the 1870s. print
Physical characteristics

Dimensions:

70 x 96 mm

Condition:

The image is in good condition.

Foliation:

'b'; '30'

Process:

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

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Photograph

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Original held at
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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Unrestricted

Archive reference
Photo 496/6/30

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Date(s)
Feb 1918 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Bahrein: The Tombs', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Photo 496/6/30, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023803156.0x00000f> [accessed 19 June 2019]

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