Skip to item: of 96
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'File 10/10 III Bahrain Additional Area' [‎17v] (34/96)

This item is part of

The record is made up of 1 file (48 folios). It was created in 20 Nov 1949-5 Sep 1950. It was written in English and Arabic. 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.

About this item


The file contains correspondence and telegrams between the the Sheikh of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifah, the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in Bahrain, the Financial Adviser to the Government in Bahrain, Charles Dalrymple Belgrave and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on the claim of the Ruler of Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud on islands off the Bahrain coast, on which he had erected concrete slabs and bronze plaques.

The file includes letters in Arabic, four photographs representing beacons on the islands (folios 23-24; 34-35) and a map 'Portion of U.S. Hydrographic Map N. 3647 Showing Area Explored by Geological, Geophysical and Structure Drilling Methods. January 4th, 1950' (folio 14).

Extent and format
1 file (48 folios)

The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order.

Physical characteristics

The main foliation is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of each folio. It begins with the front cover of the file, on number 1, and runs through to 48, ending on the inside of the back cover of the file. There are also two other foliation sequences, both incomplete.

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'File 10/10 III Bahrain Additional Area' [‎17v] (34/96), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/432, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 13 December 2019]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="">'File 10/10 III Bahrain Additional Area' [&lrm;17v] (34/96)</a>
<a href="">
	<img src="!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it. in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image