'A Mehaleh on the Tigris.' Photographer: Wilfrid Malleson

IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 31 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 1906. 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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Genre/Subject Matter:

This image shows a mehaleh (or mahaila) river boat under sail on the Tigris.

Inscriptions:

Ink, below image: 'A Mehaleh on the Tigris.'

Pencil, above image to the right: ‘31’; ‘9’

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

Dimensions:

94 x 144 mm

Condition:

The print is in good condition throughout with minor toning/fading at all edges and surface dirt throughout.

Foliation:

‘31’

Written in
English in Latin script
Type
Photograph

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Original held at
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
Access conditions

Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 31 1

History of this record

Date(s)
1906 (CE, Gregorian)
Subjects
Boats

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'A Mehaleh on the Tigris.' Photographer: Wilfrid Malleson, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C260, f 31 1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100025687401.0x000011> [accessed 14 October 2019]

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