Royal Protocol – Royal Hashemite Court

Country: Jordan
Collection Type: State agency/ Ministry
Collection Size: > 50,000
Period: 1900-1930 1930-1960 1960-1980 Later than 1980
Type of Material & Format: Black and White images Colour images Digital files Film-based negatives Prints
Website: http://www.kinghussein.gov.jo/photobank.html

The Royal Protocol was initially charged with collecting photographic material for the King’s memoire Our Last Best Chance: The Pursuit of Peace in a Time of Peril. It first acquired the King’s personal photograph collection then sought out other private collections, with the aim to collect all photographs of the Hashemite royal family in Jordan. The collection holds over 1 million photographs, dating as far back as the early 1900s to the present day, and representing royal audiences, stately occasions, official visits and the awarding of decorations. The holdings include film-based negatives, positives, Black and White and color prints as well as digital files. Photograph licensing for the collection is managed by the Media Department .

Contact Details:
Email: sg@rhc.jo
Address: The Royal Hashemite Court, Al-Istiqlal Road
Tel: +962 646 37341 Ext 5839; Mob: +962 777 943166

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