Sultan inaugurates Life in the Gulf Gallery

SHARJAH: H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Sharjah on Sunday inaugurated the Life in the Gulf Gallery at the Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi Centre of Gulf Studies.

The gallery showcases large collection of photos taken by European adventurers, handicrafts, drawings, paintings, engraved wood and copper artworks depicting social life, architecture, markets, political life and naval activities in Gulf countries in the past.

The collection also features rare manuscripts, photos of Portuguese forts and other places in the UAE from the early 19th century to 1950s, maps of seaports of seaports in Ajman, Al Jazeerah Al Hamra, Umm Al-Qaiwain and Ras Al Khaimah.

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