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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Postcard; printed; hand coloured monochrome photograph showing the tanks at Tawila, Aden, a horse-drawn carriage at the right and a man in pith helmet with a camel and water barrels at the left.

  • Date

    • 1910 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 8.9 centimetres
    • Width: 13.7 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Old card; postally unused; no printed manufacturer details; same photograph as EPH-ME 7701 which is not coloured and published by I. Benghiat Son.

  • 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 places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Middle East

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 119 (printed postcard number)

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