Profile portrait of Salim bin ...

 
Profile portrait of Salim bin ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Profile portrait of Salim bin Ghabaisha and Salim bin Kabina, two of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions, standing on a rock outcrop in Ras Al Khaimah Emirate. Salim bin Ghabaisha, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of the Rashid Bedouin, stands on the left, leaning on a rifle. Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of the Rashid Bedouin, stands on the right, carrying a rifle over his shoulder. Each man wears a khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt over his thobe (long shirt).

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
 
2004.130.25551.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Ras Al Khaimah Emirate; Ras Al Khaimah
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March - April 1950

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