Portrait of Muhammad al Auf ...

Portrait of Muhammad al Auf ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of Muhammad al Auf, a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, and a tribesman of the Wahiba Bedouin sitting beside a cooking fire in the Wadi Hawshi. Muhammad al Auf, a tribesman of the Bayt Mbarik lineage of Rashid Bedouin, sits on the left. The man of the Wahiba Bedouin sits on the right, next to a pot and other cooking accessories. He is drinking from a small cup.

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
 
2004.130.6715.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Wadi Hawshi [Wādī Ḩawshī]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Mbarik; Bedouin Wahiba
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 22-31, 1947

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