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[original inscription (same text on each clog)]


قد أهديت هذا القبقاب لصاحبي


مشت واد دولة الإنجليز .


حامد بن محمد



[translation of inscription by Tayseer Abu Odeh for One More Voice]


I have presented these clogs to my friend.


These clogs were used by the servant of the British Government


Hamid Bin Muhammad.



0001 Tippu Tip's inscribed clogs side by side, rotated at 30 degree angle to viewer's right.

Smithsonian file name: NHB2017-00003



0002 Tippu Tip's inscribed clogs, one placed on its side, the other with its heel on the first.

Smithsonian file name: NHB2017-00004



0003 Top view of Arabic inscription on Tippu Tip's left clog.

Smithsonian file name: NHB2017-00005



0004 Top view of Arabic inscription on Tippu Tip's right clog.

Smithsonian file name: NHB2017-00006



0005 Tippu Tip's inscribed clogs side by side, rotated at 330 degree angle to viewer's right.

Smithsonian file name: E323366_mnh-2451-B



0006 Tippu Tip's clogs shown lengthwise, with one on left, the other on right.

Smithsonian file name: E323366_mnh-2451-A



0007 Tippu Tip's inscribed clogs side by side, as viewed from the top with Arabic inscriptions showing.

Smithsonian file name: E323366_mnh-2451



0008 Tippu Tip's inscribed clogs side by side, as viewed from the top with Arabic inscriptions showing.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT-01-201006



0009 Close up of Arabic inscription on Tippu Tip's right clog.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT-02-201006



0010 Tippu Tip's left clog, as shown from the side, with front to the left.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_1of2-01-201006



0011 Tippu Tip's left clog, as shown from the front.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_1of2-02-201006



0012 Tippu Tip's left clog, as shown from the side, with front to the right.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_1of2-03-201006



0013 Tippu Tip's left clog, as shown from the back.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_1of2-04-201006



0014 Tippu Tip's left clog, as shown from the bottom, with front to the right.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_1of2-06-201006



0015 Tippu Tip's right clog, as shown from the side, with front to the right.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_2of2-01-201006



0016 Tippu Tip's right clog, as shown from the front.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_2of2-04-201006



0017 Tippu Tip's right clog, as shown from the side, with front to the left.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_2of2-03-201006



0018 Tippu Tip's right clog, as shown from the back.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_2of2-02-201006



0019 Tippu Tip's right clog, as shown from the bottom, with front to the left.

Smithsonian file name: E323366-0_ANT_2of2-05-201006