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Charles Butt Oman Gallery: Buildings and Landscapes

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Muscat. Fort Mirani on rock above new Khor Mosque and Palace offices, 2 Dec 1977 Muscat. New palace under construction, 1 Dec 1973
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Muttrah. Muttrah fort with gulf auiation bae 1-11 on test above, 20 Dec 1969 Mutrrah. Mina Gaboos, R/about with 6th birthday cake décor & pix of Sultan & Zaid, 18 Nov 1976
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Ruwi. Gaboos mosque (under construction) illuminated, 17 Nov 1976 Batinah. Sib Palace coast road roundabout “seiko tower”, 3 Oct 1975
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Sib. Sultanic roundabout at evening, 15 Dec 1975 Sib. Football club HQ (incorp own cinema etc), 30 Nov 1970
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Rumays. East front of fort, 13 Nov 1970 Rumays. Interior of fort, 13 Nov 1970
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Rumays. Detail of tower brickwork, 13 Nov 1970 Batinah, Abaidah. Fort gate, 22 Feb 1976
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Batinah, Abaidah. Fort gate , 22 Feb 1976 Batinah, Hilfri. Ruined fort, 9 Dec 1973
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Batinah, Hilfri. Ruined fort, 9 Dec 1973 Batinah, Hilfri. Inside arches in fort, 9 Dec 1973
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Batinah, Hilfri. Inside ruined fort, 9 Dec 1973 Batinah. Near Sohar, 25 Nov 1970
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Shinas. Fort, main door, 18 Nov 1972 Afi. Street, 21 Mar 1975
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Afi. Crumbling tower and decorated house, 21 Mar 1975 Afi. Small decorated house, 21 Mar 1975
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Afi. Jumma mosque (left) and fort in village centrum, 21 Mar 1975 Afi. Archway over lane, 21 Mar 1975
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Afi . Mud brick arch, 21 Mar 1975 Afi. Hajar hills at evening, 10 Dec 1977
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Afi. Hajar hills at evening, 10 Dec 1977 Dhufr Ghafdi. Wadi Beni Ghafir scenery in foothill area, 24 Dec 1977
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Batinah. Foothill to Jebel Akhdar, 12 Oct 1970 Batinah. Hajar range & coastal strip, 12 Oct 1970
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Wadi beni Kharous. Lower end near Wadi Muawil before Awabi, 18 Dec 1975 Wadi beni Kharous. Lower end near Wadi Muawil, 18 Dec 1975
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Wadi beni Kharous. Near Awabi, 18 Dec 1975 Misfah Sharqeen. Fort dominates village, 21 Mar 1975
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Musayna’ah. Hillside house (detail), 21 Mar 1975 Musayna’ah. Now rare Omani painted ceiling of majlis os Kheikh Hilal , 10 Jan 1975
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Musayna’ah. Sheikh Hilal al-Bahri Majlis-now rare painted ceiling, 10 Jan 1975 Musayna’ah. Improving a house! 21 Mar 1975
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Al-Ulyah. House of Khamis Mohammed from east garden, 21 Mar 1975 Jebal Akhdar. Shurayjah village houses & garden terraces, 27 Sep 1977
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Jebel Akhdar, Shurayjah . Terracing, 25 Jan 1976 Jebal Akhdar, Wadi Beni Habib. Evening, 14 Dec 1977
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Wibal. Village mosque & Jebel Akhdar, 12 Nov 1976 Biyaq. Lowing section of natural gas pipe and scenery of Jebal Akhdar, 3 Dec 1977
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Jebal Akhdar Massif. Wadi Ghadah, 3 Dec 1977 Al Jennah. Side street view of Jebal Akhdar, 6 Dec 1974
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Zukayt. 2nd beehive tomb group on spur south of 1st group, 22 Nov 1977 Zukayt. 2nd group beehive facing east door and construction, 22 Nov 1977
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Birkat al Mooz. Suleman bin Himyar al Riyami manor house, 6 Dec 1973 Hamra Abryeen.Scene, 6 Mar 1978
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Hamra (abrin) main street, 7 Apr 1976 Hamra. Side street house, 7 Apr 1976
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Hamra. Side street house, 7 Apr 1976 Tibbat. Ras Shaam from camp (ras al Khaimah boarder), 24 Mar 1974
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Khasab. Ras Shayn Masud Peninsula, Shihu hilltop village from air, 25 Aug 1972 Wa’a bin Bala. A Shihu settlement in the Wa’a bin Bala area en rout to Bukha, 3 Sep 1972
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Wa’ab Mubarak. Young Durra (form of wheat), 23 Jan 1973 Wa’ab Mubarak. View and Khasab bay, evening, 23 Jan 1973
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Hajar range. From air, 12 Oct 1970 Sur. Oldest mosque in the town, 6 Mar 1973
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Sur. A mosque minaret, 21 May 1973 Sur. Mosque minaret (Indian influenced), 6 Mar 1973
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Dhofar. Shelim the escarpment and low cloud, 22 Oct 1977 Dhofar. Shelim escarpment and low rain cloud , 22 Oct 1977
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Dhofar. Shelim escarpment to SE [South East], 22 Oct 1977 Dhofar. Marbat Jebel Ahli below Firqah camp, 10 Feb 1976
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Dhofar. Marbat Jebel Ahli Qubba and Gavest, 10 Feb 1976 Dhofar. Marbat main mosque , 10 Feb 1976
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Dhofar. Salalah Qubba and graveyard, 16 May 1973 Dhofar. Salalah Tomb of Nebi Amran (Also notice dust suspension), 10 Aug 1974
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Salalah Tomb of Nebi Amran head end, 10 Aug 1974 Dhofar. Marbat main mosque minaret, 10 Feb 1976
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Dhofar Salalah. Qubba, 25 Oct 1977 Dhofar Salalah. Qubba and mosque (both separate), 25 Oct 1977
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Dhofar. Wadi Arbat SE [South East] and distant coastal plain, 10 May 1976 Dhofar. Wadi Arbat. Typical Dhofar jungle operations scenery, 10 May 1976
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Dhofar Midway/Thumrait. Desert scenery to East of Camp, 18 Jan 1970 Bait-Al-Falaj. Fort from SE [South East] Floodlit, 16 Nov 1976
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Bait-Al-Falaj. Fort floodlit, 16 Nov 1976 Bait-Al-Falaj. Fort SE [South East] tower, 3 Jan 1976
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Bait-Al-Falaj. Fort from air, 29 Sept 1970 Bayah. Wali fort, 1 Jan 1975
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