Al Othman Mosque in Hawally

The first two photographs below come from Voice of the Oud by Jehan S. Rajab. They show Al Othman Mosque in Hawally, whose construction was completed in December of 1958. It is interesting to see how different that corner is now, although it looks like Al-Humaidiya Complex across the street might be the same. Al Othman mosque is included in a mural located in Promenade Mall, which is also shown below. I am unsure where the image with the caption, “a Kuwait landmark” comes from. The final two images come from Kuwait: Miracle on the Desert, published by David C. Cooke in 1970, which calls Al Othman “the largest and most beautiful” mosque in Kuwait. This book was published before the Grand Mosque was built in 1986.

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