Constructing a house from qasab

 
Constructing a house from qasab
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

View of a man leaning on the supporting arch, formed from bundles of giant reeds, or qasab [phragmites communis], of an unfinished house.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.38328.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Iraq
Region
 
[Marshes]; Umm al Malih
Cultural Group
 
Suaid
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
1956

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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