Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Ruler of Dubai with UK Political Agents in 1962. The Trucial States were a group of sheikhdoms in the Persian Gulf. They were a British protectorate from 1820 until 1971, when they became the United Arab Emirates. #dubai

Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Ruler of Dubai with UK Political Agents in 1962. The Trucial States were a group of sheikhdoms in the Persian Gulf. They were a British protectorate from 1820 until 1971, when they became the United Arab Emirates. #dubai

1961: Palm Trees (בריטניה, מושבות ושטחים באפריקה) (Trucial States) Mi:GB-TS 6

1961: Palm Trees (בריטניה, מושבות ושטחים באפריקה) (Trucial States) Mi:GB-TS 6

Archive Larousse : Grande Encyclopédie Larousse - Troyes - Trucial States

Archive Larousse : Grande Encyclopédie Larousse - Troyes - Trucial States

Collecting stamps of Trucial states (1963-1973) – the independent sheikdoms

Collecting stamps of Trucial states (1963-1973) – the independent sheikdoms

From Trucial States to United Arab Emirates: A Society in Transition

From Trucial States to United Arab Emirates: A Society in Transition

1961: Palm Trees (בריטניה, מושבות ושטחים באפריקה) (Trucial States) Mi:GB-TS 3

1961: Palm Trees (בריטניה, מושבות ושטחים באפריקה) (Trucial States) Mi:GB-TS 3

These three young men would now be in the their mid-50s. In a country that has changed so much, it is impossible but intriguing to wonder about their fortunes. What we do know is that this photo was taken in 1963 by Guy Gravett, a British photographer working for BP who visited what were then the Trucial States several times.  * James Langton - See more at: http://blogs.thenational.ae/photography/national-view/time-frame-simpler-times#1

These three young men would now be in the their mid-50s. In a country that has changed so much, it is impossible but intriguing to wonder about their fortunes. What we do know is that this photo was taken in 1963 by Guy Gravett, a British photographer working for BP who visited what were then the Trucial States several times. * James Langton - See more at: http://blogs.thenational.ae/photography/national-view/time-frame-simpler-times#1

Britain and the Administration of the Trucial States, 1947-1965

Britain and the Administration of the Trucial States, 1947-1965 (Paperback)

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