Douglas Hudson postcards from Laghouat

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Douglas Hudson postcards from Laghouat

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Eleven postcards of around Laghouat Algeria in a booklet and a further five postcards of Laghauat sent by Douglas Hudson to his parents. Finally a postcard of the French barracks in Laghouat where they were interned with description on the reverse.

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Laghouat - Vue Général et la Mosquée
On the right a mosque with minaret. In the centre town buildings on the left trees. In the background mountains. On the reverse addressed to Mr and Mrs H E Hudson and stating that this was the view from the top of a minaret.

Laghouat - Dans le chemin de ronde
In the foreground two people, one carrying a bucket the other a sack. They are surrounded by tall palm trees. To the right a wall and in the background buildings. On the reverse addressed to Mr and Mrs H E Hudson and explaining an event related to…

Laghouat - Vue Général
Walled town in a valley, In the background a forest and other buildings. On the reverse addressed to Mr and Mrs H E Hudson and writes that he is fit and well and he has written another letter with more news.

Laghouat - Une partie de l'Oasis Sud et les Fortifications
A wall runs from bottom left to top right with buildings and palm trees to the left and above. To the right centre a fortification. On the reverse addressed to Mr and Mrs H E Hudson writing that he is delighted to have received cross parcel and about…

Laghouat (Alger) - Caserne Margeritte
View from a hill of a military camp surrounded by a wall. Camp contains many single story buildings with arched promenades. In the background mountains. On the reverse 'Our prison camp occupied part of this caserne and was "barbed wired off"…

Au Pays du Soleil Laghouat
Cover for postcard booklet with drawing of man and a camel standing in front of palm trees.

St-Georges Church and Grave Yard Tunis
A church in ornamental garden with trees and shrubs. In the foreground an entrance way with steps with low wall and railings either side. To the right side a high wall.

Laghouat - Une partie de l'Oasis Sud et les Fortifications
A wall runs from bottom left to top right with buildings and palm trees to the left and above. To the right centre a fortification.

Laghouat - Un coin du Marché
In the foreground a square with many people in Arab dress. At the tear of the square a road leads into the distance with buildings on the right. There are several palm trees throughout the area.

Laghouat - Un Jardin dans l'Oasis
A single story building set in a garden with shrubs and palm trees.

Laghouat - La Grande Séguila
An alleyway with wall on the left and single story building on the right. Palm trees behind wall and buildings. Several women are walking in the alley.

Laghouat - Subdivision, Poste et Trésor
On the right part of a low walled square surrounded on left and behind by two story buildings. A road runs up hill to the left of building behind square, Buildings on the left have multiple archways and a flag pole extending from upper floor.

Laghouat - Caserne Bessièrs
In the foreground a wall military camp. In the background a forest and mountains

Laghouat - Avenue Margueritte
A road runs from bottom to top with buildings with multiple archways either side. At the end of the road trees. There are vehicles parked on the right side and many people walking in the street.

Laghouat - Place de Oliviers
A road lined with palm trees runs from bottom to top. There are several people walking on the road and pavements.

Laghouat - Porte d'Alger et Mosquée
In the foreground a town wall and gate with buildings behind on rising ground. In the background at top of hill a white mosque

Laghouat - Vue Général
Walled town in a valley, In the background a forest and other buildings.
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