View of desert landscape in ...

View of desert landscape in ...
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actual image size: 32cm x 22cm


View of desert landscape in the Ramlat ar Rabbad sands. In the left foreground two large trees grow in an expanse of sand dotted with tufts of qassis (sedge) and other vegetation. In the distance beyond ridges of rolling sand dunes continue 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

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Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Ramlat ar Rabbad [Ar Rabbāḑ] - Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Ramlat ar Rabbad [Ar Rabbāḑ]
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
February 3-12, 1950

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