Portrait of sailors on the ...

Portrait of sailors on the ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of sailors on the deck of a dhow (sailboat) in Dubai Creek. On the left two men sit on a mat on the deck of a dhow. At the centre a man in a wraparound skirt steers the ship's tiller, while a sailor in a light shirt stands nearby on the right. In the background two sailors men work behind the dhow's sails, which are tied to the yard.

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
 
2004.130.22857.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Dubai Creek
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 9 - 24, 1949

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