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"Red Line Agreement"

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Calouste Gulbfenkian
Nick name "Mr. Five Percent". In 1928, he hand drew in red pencil the 'Red Line Agreement' to the map of the former Ottoman Empire to divide the oil interests of the major Western powers.

1928E

Museum Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal.

1928E

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', March 8, 1928

1928A

By Strube, 'The Daily Express', March 9, 1928

An Egyptian rejection of the British Treaty.

1928B

By Raven Hill, 'Punch', Aprill 11, 1928

British Government issues an altimatum to Egypt.

1928G

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', May 1, 1928

Depicted: The Prime Minister of Egypt, Nahas Pasha.

1928C

By A.W. Lloyd, 'Punch', May 16, 1928

1928D

'Punch', August 1, 1928

Storrs was Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Cyprus.