Middle East Centre Archive

Christopher Gandy Photo Gallery: Middle East including North Africa, 1940s to 1970s

Christopher Gandy Album 3, No 008 - Mosque of Side Uqba, Qairouan, Tunisia The images from this gallery are from the Christopher Gandy Collection GB165-0381, Albums 2-10. The captions are those that appear in the album or on the reverse of the images.

Christopher Gandy was a soldier and then diplomat, appointed to the Foreign Office after the Second World War and subsequently active in various parts of the world between the 1940s and 70s. He was particularly active in Persia, Libya and the Yemen, where he was appointed HM Minister in 1962.

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Christopher Gandy Album 2/5
Gandy-Alb2-005
Madame Nakha'i
Christopher Gandy Album 2/9
Gandy Alb 2 no 9
Madame Jazairi, Galanovak, Persia
Christopher Gandy Album 2/11
Gandy Alb 2 no 11
Baalbek
Christopher Gandy Album 2/17
Gandy Alb 2 no 17
Muhammad, Cairo


Christopher Gandy Album 3/2
Gandy Alb 3 no 2
Marrakesh, Morocco
Christopher Gandy Album 3/5
Gandy Alb 3 no 5
Fez, Morocco
Christopher Gandy Album 3/6
Gandy Alb 3 no 6
Fez, Morocco
Christopher Gandy Album 3/8
Gandy Alb 3 no 8
Mosque of Side Uqba, Qairouan, Tunisia
Christopher Gandy Album 3/11
Gandy Alb 3 no 11
Qairouan, Tunisia
Christopher Gandy Album 3/12
Gandy Alb 3 no 12
Tunis
Christopher Gandy Album 3/20
Gandy Alb 3 no 20
Zliten, Libya
Christopher Gandy Album 3/21
Gandy Alb 3 no 20
Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Cairo
Christopher Gandy Album 3/26
Gandy Alb 3 no 26
Seyyid Zia ud Din, former Prime Minister
Christopher Gandy Album 3/34
Gandy Alb 3 no 34
Unlabelled
Christopher Gandy Album 3/41
Gandy Alb 3 no 41
Guardian of the Shrine, Ardabil, Persia
Christopher Gandy Album 3/42
Gandy Alb 3 no 42
In the Ummyad Mosque, Damascus, Syria
Christopher Gandy Album 3/45
Gandy Alb 3 no 45
Boy with Bread, Aleppo, Syria
Christopher Gandy Album 3/59
Gandy Alb 3 no 59
Unlabelled
Christopher Gandy Album 3/62
Gandy Alb 3 no 62
Unlabelled


Christopher Gandy Album 4/9
Gandy Alb 4 no 9
Shepherd near Tehran
Christopher Gandy Album 4/13
Gandy Alb 4 no 13
Miss Furughi (Persian-Swiss)
Christopher Gandy Album 4/22
Gandy Alb 4 no 22
Bushire
Christopher Gandy Album 4/28
Gandy Alb 4 no 28
Bushire
Christopher Gandy Album 4/29
Gandy Alb 4 no 29
Near Shiraz
Christopher Gandy Album 4/35
Gandy Alb 4 no 35
My Cats, Tehran
Christopher Gandy Album 5/41
Gandy Alb 5 no 41
Christopher
Christopher Gandy Album 5/42
Gandy Alb 5 no 42
Persian Shepherd
Christopher Gandy Album 5/50
Gandy Alb 5 no 50
Unlabelled
Christopher Gandy Album 6/3
Gandy Alb 6 no 3
Rabat
Christopher Gandy Album 6/7
Gandy Alb 6 no 7
Marrakesh
Christopher Gandy Album 7/18
Gandy Alb 7 no 18
Moulay, Idriss


Christopher Gandy Album 8/1
Gandy Alb 8 no 1
Mosque of Sidi 'Uqba, Cairouan
Christopher Gandy Album 8/3
Gandy Alb 8 no 3
South of Benghazi
Christopher Gandy Album 8/6
Gandy Alb 8 no 6
Sirte
Christopher Gandy Album 8/17
Gandy Alb 8 no 17
Zliten
Christopher Gandy Album 8/19
Gandy Alb 8 no 19
Zliten
Christopher Gandy Album 8/29
Gandy Alb 8 no 29
Mahdia
Christopher Gandy Album 8/40
Gandy Alb 8 no 40
Sousse
Christopher Gandy Album 8/42
Gandy Alb 8 no 42
Ras al Hillal, Cyrenaica
Christopher Gandy Album 9/6
Gandy Alb 9 no 6
Al Azhar, Cairo
Christopher Gandy Album 9/9
Gandy Alb 9 no 9
Tomb of Sultan Qala'un, Cairo
Christopher Gandy Album 9/10
Gandy Alb 9 no 10
Tomb of Qait Bey, Cairo
Christopher Gandy Album 9/17
Gandy Alb 9 no 17
Near Taiz, Yemen
Christopher Gandy Album 9/19
Gandy Alb 9 no 19
Haji Mahfuz, Yemen
Christopher Gandy Album 9/24
Gandy Alb 9 no 24
Ibb
Christopher Gandy Album 9/31
Gandy Alb 9 no 31
Above Taiz
Christopher Gandy Album 9/33
Gandy Alb 9 no 33
Damascus
Christopher Gandy Album 9/43
Gandy Alb 9 no 43
Aleppo
Christopher Gandy Album 9/45
Gandy Alb 9 no 45
Hama


Christopher Gandy Album 10/06
Gandy Alb 10 no 6
Unlabelled
Christopher Gandy Album 10/13
Gandy Alb 10 no 13
Karaj
Christopher Gandy Album 10/15
Gandy Alb 10 no 15
Poet and pupil, Sidon
Christopher Gandy Album 10/17
Gandy Alb 10 no 15
Beit ud Din, Lebanon
Christopher Gandy Album 10/28
Gandy Alb 10 no 28
Shepherds and graves, Maragheh, Persia
Christopher Gandy Album 10/31
Gandy Alb 10 no 31
Sidon
Christopher Gandy Album 10/32
Gandy Alb 10 no 32
Sidon
Christopher Gandy Album 10/33
Gandy Alb 10 no 33
Early Morning Shadows
Christopher Gandy Album 10/49
Gandy Alb 10 no 49
Jerusalem
Christopher Gandy Album 10/51
Gandy Alb 10 no 51
Petra
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