Glasses belonging to the late Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani
20th century
Object Name: Glasses
Period: 20th century
Date: 1949-1974
Dimensions: 23 mm (H) x 160 mm (L) x 40 mm (W)
Medium: plastic,metal,glass lens
Registration Number: QM.2017.1172
These glasses were worn by the late Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani, ruler of Qatar from 1949-1960. During his reign, Sheikh Ali frequently wore these glasses. These glasses became quite famous, and have since become renowned. He can be seen in pictures and videos wearing this specific pair.
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