Adan (inhabited place)
Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:
210 x 160 mm. Aerial view.
Quarter-plate (landscape format). [No print]. Missing.
273 x 202 mm. View from the east showing the western half of Steamer Point, with the coal depot on the headland at the right and part of Prince of Wales Crescent visible at the left.
A view of the harbour and coastline, probably at Steamer Point.
240 x 186 mm. A view looking over part of the Crater with jagged hills in the background. The view is taken from the south-eastern corner of the town looking north-west over the gun-lascars’ lines (with a row of cannon at the right of the picture) and the Sappers’ Hospital towards the square white buildings of the town.
234 x 185 mm. A view looking out towards Front Bay at the eastern end of the Crater and showing various army buildings with the Artillery and European Infantry Barracks nearest the shoreline in the background. The presence of the Protestant Church on a slight rise at the left of the print dates the photograph to after 1869, the year that particular building was erected.
236 x 176 mm. A view showing the coastline at Steamer Point to the West of Ordnance Bay with the Post Office, the Police Court and two landing piers. The white building on the spur at the far side of the bay is the Residency and mess-house and quarters of the Royal Artillery.
230 x 186 mm. A view, probably in the Crater, showing large white houses (officers’ quarters) grouped around a central open space and surrounded by rugged hills.
Aden: boom, harbour, British warships, Suez canal zone, Grand Hotel Helwan, used as New Zealand Hospital, 1942
Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.
View of the shore from Steamer Point showing coal wharves and lighters.
An album, labelled on the spine, containing prints of various sizes. The numbering is sequenced from 1 to 131, but 101 is omitted. 14 of these prints are loose (118-131) , and are kept in a separate envelope in the album. Some of the prints are good quality professional work. Some of the photographs are captioned in ink; in other cases the titles have been derived from duplicate copies in Davies' other Indian album or from other photographs of the same scenes.
The men who fired the battery at Aden Nov: 27 1911. The first salute of 101 guns as a personal salute in the presence of the Soverign in history.
Flagstaff and the battery.
210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'Dhows being fitted up for their annual journey to the East African Coast.' Presumably then, this photograph was taken in Adan, Yemen.
210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'All sizes and many shapes of dhow are seen in the building yards of Aden.'
210 x 160 mm. Finishing touches: carpenters complete their work on the poop of a large Arabian dhow ready for the annual trip to the ports of East Africa.'
147 x 102 mm. Sepia wash.
A view looking along an unidentified street with rocky hillside beyond, probably at Steamer Point.
A view showing sacks and barrels of merchandise piled in an open space with a camel hauling a load in the foreground. The slide is probably of the Camel Market at Crater.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.