Genre/Subject Matter:View of the walls of a fort on Hormuz Island, perhaps the Fort of Our Lady of the Conception, also known as the Portuguese Castle, the construction of which was completed by the Portuguese after conquering the island in 1515.Two men stand in front of the crumbling walls, one immediately right of centre and one at far right, perhaps for the purpose of providing a scale.Inscriptions:Ink, below image: 'Exterior of Fort, Hormuz, showing mouldering walls.'
1 b&w silver gelatin print
Dimensions:145 x 200 mmCondition:The print is in good condition, though the mounting paper is heavily foxed and crumblingFoliation:‘12’Process:Silver gelatin
British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers