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‘Arabic Characters to Accompany and for Insertion in the Chart of the Persian Gulf’ [‎1r] (1/2)

The record is made up of 1 item. It was created in 1825. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: Map Collections.

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Hand drawn table compiled by the East India Company Chart Office to accompany the Chart of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. with transliterated Arabic place names inserted in black ink.

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On recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. in the upper right-hand corner in an annotation in black ink: ‘Reced. Pr. Upton Castle 3 May 1825’

On verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. in the centre of the sheet is an annotation in pencil: ‘The names marked with + are not exactly spelt in this list as they are marked on the Charts & Plans of the same places’.

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Materials: Pen and ink on paper with additions in pencil

Dimensions: sheet 302 x 484 mm

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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‘Arabic Characters to Accompany and for Insertion in the Chart of the Persian Gulf’ [‎1r] (1/2), British Library: Map Collections, IOR/X/3680, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023809070.0x000002> [accessed 18 July 2018]

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