On the right we see Al Madinah railway station, the final stop on the Hijaz Railway, which was completed in 1908; on the left is Masjid Al Anbariah, commissioned by the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid ll at the same time. In front of both buildings was an open space, in which ceremonies took place, such as the one shown here, probably related to the arrival of a train.

Collection : Imperial War Museum, London.

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