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Photo exhibition "From Basra to Muscat"

On 3 June 2015 the exhibition "From Basra to Muscat" in the Photographic Society, in cooperation with the German Embassy in Muscat, took place under the patronage of H.E. Habib bin Muhammad al-Riyami, General Secretary of the Sultan Qaboos Higher Center for Culture and Learning.

Photographs of the German traveler Hermann Burchardt were presented, shot during his travels to the Gulf region 1903-1904 .

The exhibition was an initiative of the German-Omani Association and was financially supported by the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin.

More information about Hermann Burchardt, his travels and his photographs can be found here and there.