‘No.1. Bedouin tent showing guest compartment on right.’

IOR/L/PS/12/3940, f 22

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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 Bedouin tent in Kuwait, with a man standing in the sand in the foreground in front of the tent, a sheep to the left behind the man, a boy to the right behind the man, and the man’s wife behind the boy. The compartment on the right of the tent is the men’s compartment and guest chamber.

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Printed label on the reverse of the image: ‘No.1. Bedouin tent showing guest compartment on right.’

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1 photograph
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Dimensions: 82 x 110mm

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English in Latin script
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Photograph

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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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IOR/L/PS/12/3940, f 22

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Feb 1940 (CE, Gregorian)

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‘No.1. Bedouin tent showing guest compartment on right.’, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3940, f 22, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100069990893.0x000007> [accessed 23 April 2024]

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