‘No.4. 5 ft.2 Barracouda or Sirmahi caught at KHOR KUWAI.’ [24r] (1/2)
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. .
About this item
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.’
- Extent and format
- 1 photograph
- Physical characteristics
Dimensions: 107 x 80mm
- Written in
- English in Latin script View the complete information for this record
Use and share this item
- Share this item
‘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 <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100069985478.0x000031> [accessed 4 October 2023]
Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.
<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100069985478.0x000031">‘No.4. 5 ft.2 Barracouda or Sirmahi caught at KHOR KUWAI.’ [‎24r] (1/2)</a> <a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100069985478.0x000031"> <img src="https://iiif.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000648.0x0001fe/IOR_L_PS_12_3940_0049.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" /> </a>
Copyright: How to use this content
- IOR/L/PS/12/3940, f 24
- ‘No.4. 5 ft.2 Barracouda or Sirmahi caught at KHOR KUWAI.’
- East India Company, the Board of Control, the India Office, or other British Government Department
- Usage terms
- Public Domain