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August 24, 2015

17 Vintage Photos of Dubai Before 1966, the Time Discovered Oil

Let's see some vintage black and white photographs of Dubai from the 1950s-60s (before the time discovered oil).

Dubai in the 1950s-1960s

Dubai city, ca. 1950s

The first Jashanmal store in Dubai, 1956

The Clocktower roundabout in the neighbourhood of Deira stands surrounded by sandy, ca. 1960s

Oil discovered in the Trucial States, ca.1950s

Bur Dubai, ca. 1960s

The city's creek in Dubai, ca. 1960s

Dubai airport, ca. 1960s

Dubai Airport in 1965

The first jet aircraft to land on the new runway at Dubai Airport was a Comet from Middle East Airlines in 1965

Water supplying in Dubai, ca.1960s

A man selling dried herbs and lemon pauses to smoke a shisha pipe, ca. 1960s

A group of Bedouin play music outside a house, ca. 1960s

An open market in downtown Dubai, ca. 1960s

Men reciting prayers for the Muslim festival of Eid in Dubai, ca. 1960s

A camel caravan ambles through Dubai, ca. 1960s



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