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'Koweit: Customs House' [‎18-a] (1/1)

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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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View in Koweit [Kuwait] outside the customs house, which is presumably the low-lying structure on the right of the photograph. A large crowd of men are gathered at the entrance, while others appear to be walking towards the building. On the right, a boy looks directly towards the camera. In the left background the masts of boats anchored in the harbour can be seen.

Inscriptions:

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

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

Lower right, alongside image, in pencil: ‘35’

Lower right, below image, in pen: ‘Customs House.’ ‘(Feb. 1918)’

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

Condition:

The image is in good condition.

Foliation:

'b'; '34'

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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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'Koweit: Customs House' [‎18-a] (1/1), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Photo 496/6/35, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023814039.0x00002b> [accessed 12 December 2018]

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