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  1. From the Individual to the Archetypal: ‘Abd al-Ghaffār’s Edited Photographic Portraits

    the portraits in Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje’s Bilder-Atlas zu Mekka attempt to depict society in Mecca... individual from Mecca would ...


  2. ‘Abd al-Ghaffār: The First Meccan Photographer

    costume during his visit to Mecca by al-Sayyid ‘Abd al-Ghaffār, 1884–85. Albumen print. Or. 8952 L foto’s... and correspondence regarding ...


  3. Thesiger’s Clothes: Empire and Exploration in the Arabian Peninsula

    record. Following Johann Ludwig Burckhardt’s visit to the holy cities of Mecca and Medina in 1815,... of Siddiq Hassan, assistant at the Bahrain ...


  4. Country Profile: Iraq

    established a monarchy in the country. Faisal, a son of Hussein bin Ali (the Sharif of Mecca and King...


  5. Country Profile: Saudi Arabia

    der Stadt Mekka' [Fourth view of the city of Mecca]. Photographer: al-Sayyid ʻAbd al-Ghaffār,...


  6. The King’s Oryx: Ibn Saud’s Diplomatic Gift to George V

    to discuss continuing tensions between Ibn Saud and Ḥusayn bin ‘Alī, the Sharif of Mecca. On Hamilton’s final...


  7. Arabic Scientific Tradition

    requirement to face Mecca during prayers led astronomers to first apply Ptolemaic methods and (later) newly...


  8. 'Sherif of Mecca.'

    The file consists of a confidential printed report entitled 'Sherif of Mecca'. The report contains... Hosayn, the Sherif [Shereef] of Mecca ...

    8 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/B215  Date(s): 1915
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  9. 'Picture of the City of Mecca the Great'. Photographer: H. A. Mirza & Sons

    Genre/Subject Matter This image shows the Caaba and Sanctuary at Mecca from an elevated position due East of the Masjid al-Haram, or Grand Mosque. ...

    1 image in record Ref: Photo 174/3  Date(s): c 1907
  10. 'Correspondence with the Grand Sherif of Mecca'

    [Ḥusayn bin ‘Alī ], Sherif of Mecca, and Mr Storrs, Oriental Secretary to the British Representative... Government of the Ottoman Empire ...

    16 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/18/B222  Date(s): 24 Sep 1914-10 Mar 1916
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