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arc.pc-0433
arc.pc-0433

Official Hijaz Railway Postcard

ARC.pc 433

Germany

early 20th century

arc.pc-0433
ARC.pc 433, back

Official Hijaz Railway Postcard

ARC.pc 433

Germany

early 20th century

   

9 x 14.2cm

This postcard entitled ‘Vue du chemin-de-fer Hamidié de Hedjaz’, depicts a stone bridge on the Hijaz railway, 275km outside Damascus. The Ottoman authorities commissioned postcards amongst other German-made products, in order to generate yield for the financing of the Hijaz Railway construction.