View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party resting in camp in Al Humrah sands during their journey to Umm az Zumul. In the foreground footsteps and camel tracks criss-cross the wind-rippled sand around the party's campsite, situated in the far left background below a low dune ridge. A man stands at the centre of the camp amongst scattered saddles, camel blankets and other gear lying in the sand. In the distance beyond the rolling downs continue out towards the far horizon below a cloudless sky.

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
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah] - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah]
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
January 28 - February 7, 1949

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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