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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Postcard; printed; monochrome off-centre photograph showing the Protestant Church, Aden.

  • Date

    • 1905 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 9 centimetres
    • Width: 13.8 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Content

        Dear Mrs B.
        I am sending you these few & will send you more another time.
        Hope you will like them.
        Let me know if you get them safe dear.
  • Curator's comments

    Old card; divided back although the style of printing on the fact implies it only immediately post-dates the undivided back format whereby space was left for the message on the face; postally used although no traces of the stamp or postmark; no printed manufacturer details but same as EPH-ME 7669.

    The message refers to sending a series of postcards.


  • 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


  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • S.D.M. 1273 (printed postcard number)

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