The Port of Dubai > The Arabian Collection > Maps & Charts > Heritage Charts
Items: 0 Total: 0
edit cart check out
British Pound US Dollar
Select Your Currency
Fine Art Reproductions of Historical Maps & Charts

Map/Chart > The Arabian Collection

The Port of Dubai

This historic 'survey sketch' was made by the Royal Navy in 1910.

Chart Information
Reference: A715
Date 1910
Hydrographer/Surveyor/Artist: Commander F. H. Walter, R.N.
Size Of Original: w 30cm x h 30cm
Paper Type Hahnemuhle

Further Information

This chart is available in the following standard sizes and formats

Chart ID


Dimensions (cm)

Print Only




w30 x h30


Print only

This survey sketch of Dubai ‘Dibai’ is part of a larger set of drawings completed by Commander H. F. Walter on behest of the British Royal Navy, 1910.

The plan shows the ‘sandy shore’ coastline (signified as a broken line) leading from the southwest of the Dibai Creek to the north east, with a sandbank that ‘dries to 2 to 3 feet’. Large areas of trees are marked, as are wells to the south west and two smaller settlements of ‘mat huts’ on the north easterly coast. The settlement of Dibai is the focus of this plan, with a large concentration of mat huts on the approach from the south and on the northerly side of the Creek. Landmarks of particular interest to the Royal Navy have been marked: a House, Fort (Lat. 25”15’45”N, Long. 55”18’30”E) and Tower (‘conspic’ - conspicuous) on the southerly stretch of the Creek; the Ferry which provided transport across to Dairah; the Sheikh’s House, NE Tower and Boat, all within or in close proximity to the Dairah settlement itself; and a third Tower (‘conspic’) further inland and to the north east of Dairah.

Read more

The Port of Dubai
British Pound US Dollar
Change your currency



Ref: A700

Part of the coast of Saudi Arabia and Qatar including Bahrain

View Details
Ref: A702a

The Arabian coastline from Qatar to the United Arab Emirates. Western sheet.

View Details
Ref: A702b

The Arabian coastline showing part of the United Arab Emirates. Central sheet.

View Details
Ref: A702c

The Arabian coastline from Abu Dhabi in the UAE to Oman. Eastern sheet

View Details
Ref: A701

The Arabian coastline from Kuwait to Oman

View Details
Ref: A703

Abu Thabi (Abu Dhabi)

View Details
Ref: A704

Khor Fakkan

View Details
Ref: A705

Al Bidd'a (Doha) harbour, Qatar

View Details
Ref: A706

Muskat Cove in the Gulf of Oman

View Details
Ref: A707

Arabian Coast showing Harbours attacked by the British

View Details
Ref: A709

The Arabian Gulf

View Details
Ref: A710

Trigonometrical Plan of Seirabonade (known now as Sir Abu Nu'ayr or Airaei)

View Details
Ref: A711

Plan of Muskat Cove

View Details
Ref: A712

The Gulf of Arabia

View Details
Ref: A713

Trigonometrical Plan of the Island of Zircooa (known now as Zirku, or Zarkah).

View Details
Ref: A714

Trigonometrical Plan of the island of Arzenie (known now as Arzanah)

View Details
Ref: A716

A Chart of the Arabian Gulf

View Details
Ref: A717

Bay of Al Katiff in Saudi Arabia

View Details
Ref: A718

The North Western Anchorage of Bahrain.

View Details
Ref: A719

A Plan of the Islands of Bahrain and Arad.

View Details
Ref: A720

Chart of the entrance to the Arabian Gulf

View Details
Ref: A721

A Survey of the Arabian Gulf

View Details
Ref: A722

A Plan of the Island and Harbour of Seer Beni Yass (known now as Sir Bani Yas).

View Details
Ref: A723a

The Arabian Gulf (western sheet)

View Details
Ref: A723b

The Arabian Gulf (eastern sheet)

View Details
Ref: A724

The Harbour of El Biddah (Al Bidda, Doha, Qatar)

View Details
Ref: A725

A Chart of the Gulf of Arabia

View Details
Ref: A726

Sketch of the attack on the port of Ras Al Khymar by the British

View Details
Ref: A802

Novissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula

View Details