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'Mohammerah' [‎20-b] (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 May 1917. 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 Mohammerah [Khorramshahr]. A narrow creek at the left of the photograph is one of the many small waterways that lead towards the Shatt El-Arab.

In the centre background stands a two-storey house with two large mashrabiyya and a roof-terrace. In front of the house a small bridge crosses the creek from a pathway that extends from the right foreground to the background alongside a high brick wall. Several women walk away from the camera along this path, carrying earthenware jugs and other bundles.

Inscriptions:

Lower left, below image, in pen: ‘Mohammerah’

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

Lower right, alongside image, in pencil: ‘40’

Lower right, below image, in pen: (May. 1917)’

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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 92 mm

Condition:

The image is in good condition.

Foliation:

'b'; '40'

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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'Mohammerah' [‎20-b] (1/1), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, Photo 496/6/40, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023814039.0x000030> [accessed 18 November 2017]

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