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‘No.4. 5 ft.2 Barracouda or Sirmahi caught at KHOR KUWAI.’ [‎24r] (1/2)

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The record is made up of 1 photograph. It was created in Feb 1940. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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This black and white photograph shows a man, presumably Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Geoffrey Prior, Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. and HM Consul-General, Bushire, with his left hand holding a rope looped around a plank above his head, attached to which is a five foot two inch Barracouda [Barracuda] or Sirmahi fish. The man is on board a ship, presumably L T Nearchus, and there is another man in the background to the left behind him.


Printed label on the reverse of the image: ‘No.4. 5 ft.2 Barracouda or Sirmahi caught at KHOR KUWAI.’

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Dimensions: 107 x 80mm

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‘No.4. 5 ft.2 Barracouda or Sirmahi caught at KHOR KUWAI.’ [‎24r] (1/2), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3940, f 24, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 13 July 2024]

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