View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...
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actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of Wilfred Thesiger's party at a well in the plains below Hamrat ad Duru, during the party's journey from Masruq well to Al Hubi village. On the left two Bedouin men dig out a well while two camels wait beside them for water. Muhammad bin Al Jabari, a tribesman of the Awamir Bedouin, stands behind the well. On the far left a fourth member of the party crouches on the stoney ground. In the distance beyond a vast sand flat stretches uninterrupted into the far distance.

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
Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Masruq - Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Al Hubi [Al Ḩubī]
Cultural Group
Bedouin; Bedouin Awamir
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
February 12-22, 1950

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