View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party attending their camels in the Al Batin sands, near Liwa oasis. One of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions attends to baggage loaded on a couched camel at the right. At the centre a man holding a rifle stands beside two couched camels, and behind him another man leads a fourth camel towards the group.

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
 
2004.130.6605.1
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
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 16-25, 1946

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