Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)

Country: Bahrain
Collection Type: State agency/ Ministry
Collection Size: 10,000-50,000
Period: 1930-1960 1960-1980 Later than 1980
Type of Material & Format: Black and White images Colour images Digital files Film-based negatives Prints
Finding Aid: website
Established in 1929, Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) was the first company to have a camera in the country. Thus, BAPCO hold an archive of over 20,000 photographs (negatives and contact sheets) and films dating back to the 1930s covering all the fields of public life in Bahrain.

Contact Details:
Name: Reem Ebrahim, Collection representative
Email: ;
Address: +974 17757677
Tel: PO Box 25555, Awali, Kingdom of Bahrain

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