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postcard / photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Postcard; printed; hand coloured real photograph of a busy bazaar scene in Crater, Aden.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1960s
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.8 centimetres
    • Width: 13.8 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Content

        Dear George & Joan, Arrived in Aden on Sat 15th, had a good run ashore, plenty to buy and very cheap. Have had a good trip so far although very rough through the Bay for the final 2 days. Remember me to all the lads. Best wishes, Jack, Evelin & ...
  • Curator's comments

    Modern card; postally used; dated 17th March, postmarked 1963.

    Message in English; refers to other and weather.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2017 13 Jul-23 Sep, London, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, 'Buildings That Fill My Eye': Architectural Heritage of Yemen

  • Condition

    Very good condition

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Puirchased 25th May 2014.

  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number


Postcard; printed; coloured real photograph of a busy bazaar scene in Crater, Aden.

Postcard; printed; coloured real photograph of a busy bazaar scene in Crater, Aden.

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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