View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...

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

Description

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. In the left foreground one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions is fixing the saddle on his couched camel. Further behind a man walks towards another man leading heavily loaded camel. The ground around them is dry and strewn with rocks and small pebbles. In the far distance beyond scattered vegetation grows across a vast flat plain stretching out to the far horizon.

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
 
2004.130.25394.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Masruq - Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Al Hubi [Al Ḩubī]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
February 12-22, 1950

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