The British Omani Society is grateful to the following for their contributions of images and permission to use them in this display:

British Library

British Embassy, Muscat

British School, Muscat

Clarence House

Edinburgh Tattoo Company

Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman, London

Getty Images


Middle East Centre Archive, St Antony’s College, Oxford

Ministry of Information, Sultanate of Oman

National Museum, Muscat

Oman Establishment for Press, Publication and Advertising

Outward Bound Oman

Shell Oman

UK Ministry of Defence

Various private collections


We are also deeply grateful to the following individuals for their help in putting this display together:

Stuart Bailey

Oliver Blake

Sir Terence Clark

Mark Evans

Julie Hannan

Al Ghaith Al Harthi

Lady Ruth Hawley

Jeremy Jones

Ian Kendrick

Nigel Knocker

Stuart Laing

John McKeown

Saif bin Saud Al Mahrouqi

Richard Owens

Francis Owtram

Callum Printsmith

Hamid bin Hamed Al Qasmi

Issa Al Shibani

Debbie Usher

Kai Vacher

Michael Walker

Hugh Willing

Nigel Winser

John Wright


Production Team

Richard Muir

Nick Smith

Dina Macki

Sarika Breeze