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'Bahrein: The Tombs' [‎15-b] (1/1)

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The record is made up of 1 b&w silver gelatin The principal photographic process used for black and 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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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)’

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1 b&w silver gelatin The principal photographic process used for black and white photography from the 1870s. print
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70 x 96 mm

Condition:

The image is in good condition.

Foliation:

'b'; '30'

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Silver gelatin The principal photographic process used for black and white photography from the 1870s. print

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English in Latin script
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'Bahrein: The Tombs' [‎15-b] (1/1), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Photo 496/6/30, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023814039.0x000026> [accessed 16 July 2024]

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