Three-quarter length portrait of Salim ...

Three-quarter length portrait of Salim ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Three-quarter length portrait of Salim bin Kabina, one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions, resting in the Al Batin sands near Liwa oasis. Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin, is lounging in the sand, propped up on his right elbow. He is wearing a patterned loincloth, a beaded belt, and arm bracelet, and looks off 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
 
2004.130.6611.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Batin [Al Baţīn]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 16-25, 1946

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