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3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party sitting on a camel in Al Humrah sands during the party's journey to Umm az Zumul. In the foreground waves of secondary dunes ripple a sloping sand dune. Just beyond one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions pauses on his camel on the slope of the dune, facing towards the right. The man carries a rifle under his arm and holds the head rope for his camel. Behind him, low rolling downs fill the distance 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
 
2004.130.22350.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah] - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 28 - February 7, 1949

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