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  1. Divers are a Pearl’s Best Friend: Pearl Diving in the Gulf 1840s–1930s

    that it united men of all backgrounds. In 1877, William Palgrave recalled how Sheikh Mohammed bin Thani of Qatar... on the coast between ...


  2. German Interests in the Gulf’s Pearling Industry

    This included Qatar, whose Turkish garrison had departed in 1916, in the wake of which, Shaikh ‘Abdullāh bin...


  3. Twilight of Pearl Trade Sees ‘Slave’ Divers Seek Freedoms

    In Bahrain, Qatar and along the Arab coast, pearl divers started to seek new opportunities with the oil...


  4. 'File 9/2 Pearling'

    The file contains correspondence exchanged between the Political Agent at Bahrain, the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, the British Legation at ...

    312 images in record  Ref: IOR/R/15/2/343  Date(s): 15 Feb 1934-10 Oct 1949
  5. File 1855/1904 Pt 4 'Koweit:- Loans to Sheikh.'

    The volume concerns the payment of loans by the Government of India to Shaikh Mubarak [Mubārak bin Jābir Āl Ṣabāḥ] of Koweit [Kuwait]. The principal ...

    242 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/48/2  Date(s): 1 Jun 1904-4 Apr 1918
  6. 'File 9/5 Traffic in cultured pearls on Trucial Coast'

    The file contains correspondence, in English and Arabic, between the Political Agent at Bahrain and the Residency Agent at Sharjah. The correspondence ...

    108 images in record  Ref: IOR/R/15/2/346  Date(s): 21 Sep 1933-7 Jan 1946
  7. 'Persian Gulf précis. (Parts I and II)'

    A printed précis of correspondence on various Persian Gulf subjects, prepared for the Foreign Department of the Government of India, Simla, in July 1911 ...

    120 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/20/C250  Date(s): 1913
  8. ‘File 16/5 Bahrain Agency: fortnightly political diaries’

    Reports, submitted by the Political Agent (Captain Charles Geoffrey Prior) or the Indian Assistant at the Political Agency in the Political Agent’s absence, ...

    126 images in record  Ref: IOR/R/15/2/1498  Date(s): 15 Jan 1930-10 Jan 1931
  9. 'Book No 281'

    This volume contains administrative reports and historical sketches concerning Persian Gulf affairs. The volume also contains a number of letters between ...

    356 images in record  Ref: IOR/R/15/1/178  Date(s): 7 Apr 1859-31 May 1861
  10. 'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol. I. Geneaological Tables-Maps. Part III. J G Lorimer. 1915'

    This volume is Part III of Volume 1 of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915) compiled John Gordon ...

    94 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/20/C91/3  Date(s): 1915

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