Close up portrait of Mabarak ...

Close up portrait of Mabarak ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Close up portrait of Mabarak, one of Wilfred Thesiger's Hejaz guides, sitting in the region between Jabal Baydan and At Taif. Mabarak, a teenaged boy from the Bani Sharfa tribe of Wadi al Ahsabah, accompanied Wilfred Thesiger on his 1946 journey through the Hejaz region.

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
Saudi Arabia
Makkah Province [Minţaqat Makkah]; Jabal Baydan [Jabal Bayḑān] - Makkah Province [Minţaqat Makkah]; At Taif [Aţ Ţā’if]
Cultural Group
Arab Bani Sharfa
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
June 21-25, 1946

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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