Original photo of British marine staff searching an Omani ship Boom / Dhow for illegal arms or slaves taken 1890-1905. The photographer is unknown.
Omani Boom being searched by British Naval staff
High resolution photo of British marine staff searching an Omani ship for slaves or weapons. The photo is taken from a British War-ship before the Omani coast.Very rare photo. Size 10 by 15 cm. Very high resolution photo. Rare photo of such an ocean going dhow (named boom) being searched by the British Navy. In fact all photos of ocean going dhows in the 19th century are rare.