'Khor-Kawi Passage, [Persian Gulf]' Photographer: Unknown

Photo 49/1/10

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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 20 Nov 1903. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: Visual Arts.

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Genre/Subject Matter:

View from on board ship, looking towards the Khor Kawi Passage [Khor Kuwai/Quwai Strait], between Goat island [Jazirat al Ghanam] and Telegraph island (which is part of the Musandam Peninsula).

The wake of the steamer can be seen extending from the foreground into the distant background where another ship can be seen.

Inscriptions:

Ink, below image: 'Khor-Kawi Passage,'

Extent and format
1 b&w silver gelatin Principal photographic process for black & white photography from the 1870s. print
Physical characteristics

Dimensions:

140 x 203 mm

Condition:

The print is in good condition, though the mounting paper is heavily foxed and crumbling

Foliation:

‘10’

Process:

Silver gelatin Principal photographic process for black & white photography from the 1870s.

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Photograph

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Original held at
British Library: Visual Arts
Access conditions

Unrestricted

Archive reference
Photo 49/1/10

History of this record

Date(s)
20 Nov 1903 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Khor-Kawi Passage, [Persian Gulf]' Photographer: Unknown, British Library: Visual Arts, Photo 49/1/10, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024111424.0x000014> [accessed 13 November 2018]

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