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Dubai and Abu Dhabi | Photographs of Sheikh Shakbut Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, with a Gulf chart and letter relating to the USS Duxbury Bay visit, 1959

Dubai and Abu Dhabi | Photographs of Sheikh Shakbut Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, with a Gulf chart and letter relating to the USS Duxbury Bay visit, 1959

Dubai and Abu Dhabi | Photographs of Sheikh Shakbut Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, with a Gulf chart and letter relating to the USS Duxbury Bay visit, 1959

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Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Photographs of Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi and family members and other photographs and a letter relating to the visit of U.S.S. Duxbury Bay to Dubai in January 1959, together with a British admiralty chart of the Gulf showing the coast from Dubai to Umm Al Quwain and on the Persian side from Taban to Qeshm


9 photographs (from 102 x 127mm. to 140 x 210mm.), including the ruler of Abu Dhabi, of which 4 preserved in 'Official Navy Photograph' sleeve


Dubai--Persian Gulf. Umm Al Qaiwan & Qishm I to Jazirat Halul. London: Admiralty, 1957 (with engraved corrections up to 1966), large engraved chart (660 x 965mm.), red ink stamp of a Greek retailer, some pencil annotations, some spotting

Letter, from the Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Duxbury Bay to "All Hands" on the subject of 'Official Visits and Entertainment', including 'Schedule of Events', 3 pages, dated 13 January 1959


Rare photographs, including Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi and family members taken in 1959 during the visit of the U.S.S. Duxbury Bay to Dubai in 1959, together with 4 photographs of Sheikh Saif bin Mohammad Al Nahyan, and a later press photograph of the new ambassador of the United Arab Emirates H.E. Mohammed Issa Al Ali presenting his credentials in New Delhi in July 1972.

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