Lord Curzon and his staff being carried ashore to be welcomed by the Sheikh November, 1903

I just found out about the Bridgeman photo library a short while ago and going through it I spotted a bunch of interesting photos of Kuwait I had never seen before. I’ve included some of my favorites in this post along with their captions.


Kuwaiti man holding a kid on the leash on a pavement. Kuwait City, December 1956


Kuwaiti woman entirely covered by her dress selling chickens in the street. Kuwait City, December 1956


Kuwaiti woman with a veil on her face holding her son in front of the cages containing birds on sale.

Check out more old photos of Kuwait by clicking [Here]