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Muscat Collection

Background imageMuscat Collection: View of Mathra from the sea, Muscat, Oman

View of Mathra from the sea, Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Semi-veiled woman at Muscat, Oman

Semi-veiled woman at Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Oman / Muscat

Oman / Muscat
The white palaces of Muscat, Oman, are closed in on three sides by the black mountains. Their jagged cliffs hold in the warmth of the sun, making Muscat unbearably hot. Date: 1930s

Background imageMuscat Collection: Bazaar Gate, Muscat, Oman

Bazaar Gate, Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat, Oman - Tribesmen at the Mathra Gate

Muscat, Oman - Tribesmen at the Mathra Gate

Background imageMuscat Collection: Toy Seller, Oman

Toy Seller, Oman
In one of the bazaars of the city of Muscat, Oman, Middle East, stands a solitary toy stall, selling reed pipes and gaudily painted wooden dolls. Date: 1930s

Background imageMuscat Collection: Al-Mirani Fort and the Sultans Palace, Muscat

Al-Mirani Fort and the Sultans Palace, Muscat, Oman Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMuscat Collection: Gates Learjet 25B A40-AJ

Gates Learjet 25B A40-AJ
Royal Oman Police - Gates Learjet 25B A40-AJ (msn 25-188), at Seeb International Airport - Muscat.. Date: 1976

Background imageMuscat Collection: Jaguar at Seeb North - Oman

Jaguar at Seeb North - Oman
SEPECAT Jaguar S(O)1 ?220? of the Royal Air Force of Oman, on detachment at Seeb North, near Muscat. Date: circa 2000

Background imageMuscat Collection: Piper PA-23 Aztec E G-BATX

Piper PA-23 Aztec E G-BATX
Piper PA-23-250 Aztec E G-BATX (msn 27-4832), at Castle Donington-East Midlands Airport in June 1976. An Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy 101 G-APRN (msn 6654)

Background imageMuscat Collection: SAID BIN TAIMUR Sultan of Muscat (later renamed Oman), when Regent. He was Sultan from 1932 to 1970

SAID BIN TAIMUR Sultan of Muscat (later renamed Oman), when Regent. He was Sultan from 1932 to 1970. He wanted to modernise Oman, but the imam opposed this. Date: 1910 - 1972

Background imageMuscat Collection: Steve Coughlan filling LOX pots

Steve Coughlan filling LOX pots
Steve ?Will Carling? Coughlan filling LOX pots on detachment at Seeb North near Muscat in Oman Date: circa 2000

Background imageMuscat Collection: The Sheik of Muscat, Oman and his right hand man

The Sheik of Muscat, Oman and his right hand man - note his curved dagger. Date: 1933

Background imageMuscat Collection: Oman - Northern Frontier Policeman

Oman - Northern Frontier Policeman Date: circa 1950

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat, Oman - Two Arab Chieftains

Muscat, Oman - Two Arab Chieftains Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMuscat Collection: Young Woman from Muscat, Oman

Young Woman from Muscat, Oman Date: circa 1910s

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat, Oman - Packing dates for export

Muscat, Oman - Packing dates for export
Muscat, Oman - Two women pack dates for export into small boxes

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat Castle

Muscat Castle
British airforcemen bathing on the beach underneath the huge castle at Muscat, Oman, Middle East. Date: 1930s

Background imageMuscat Collection: Arabian Canons

Arabian Canons
The city of Muscat, Oman, Middle East, is the city of too many canons. Some the citizens threw into the sea, others, like these are simple stuck into the ground! Date: 1930s

Background imageMuscat Collection: Native Divers - Muscat, Oman

Native Divers - Muscat, Oman - according to the writer of this card, the men throw themselves out of their boats to dive for money which is thrown into the water! Date: 1932

Background imageMuscat Collection: Portuguese Castle - Muscat, Oman

Portuguese Castle - Muscat, Oman
Portuguese Castle (built in 1587) - Muscat, Oman Date: circa 1890s

Background imageMuscat Collection: Fort Jalali and city walls, Muscat, Oman

Fort Jalali and city walls, Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat, Oman - Old Buildings

Muscat, Oman - Old Buildings

Background imageMuscat Collection: Fort Jalali, Muscat, Oman

Fort Jalali, Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Al-Mirani Fort, Muscat, Oman

Al-Mirani Fort, Muscat, Oman
Al-Mirani Fort (the old Portuguese Fort), Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Fort Jalali and the Britis Consulate, Muscat, Oman

Fort Jalali and the Britis Consulate, Muscat, Oman
Fort Jalali and the British Consulate (right), Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat, Oman - Mirani Fort

Muscat, Oman - Mirani Fort
Mirani Fort, Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat, Oman - Fort Jalali

Muscat, Oman - Fort Jalali
Fort Jalali, Muscat, Oman

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat, Oman

Muscat, Oman - View of the waterfront

Background imageMuscat Collection: British ships at Muscat, Oman

British ships at Muscat, Oman
Scene with British naval boats off the coast of Muscat, capital of Oman. Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat harbour, Oman, with seaplane

Muscat harbour, Oman, with seaplane
The harbour at Muscat, capital of Oman, with a landed seaplane. Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts

Background imageMuscat Collection: Fort at Muscat, Oman

Fort at Muscat, Oman
One of a number of forts on the coast at Muscat, capital of Oman. Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts

Background imageMuscat Collection: Muscat Harbour, Oman

Muscat Harbour, Oman
View of the harbour at Muscat, capital of Oman, with a boat in the foreground. Photograph by Ralph Ponsonby Watts

Background imageMuscat Collection: Bombardment of Fort Masnaah, Gulf of Oman, 1874

Bombardment of Fort Masnaah, Gulf of Oman, 1874
Bombardment of Fort Masnaah, Gulf of Oman, by two vessels of the Royal Navy, H.M.S. Rifleman and H.M.S. Philomel and the Hugh Rose, a vessel from the Bombay Marine service

Background imageMuscat Collection: Oman Masqat

Oman Masqat
The fortress at Masqat


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