Full length portrait of a ...

Full length portrait of a ...
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actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Full length portrait of a boy of the Awazim or Ajman Bedouin at a well in the region between Kuwait City and Al Qatif on the Persian Coast. In the foreground a boy hauls water out of a well using ropes. Nearby a woman sits on the ground. In the background is a large herd of camels.

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
Film Negative 35mm
Saudi Arabia
Kuwait City - Ash Sharqiyah Province [Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah]; Al Qatif [Al Qaţīf]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Awazim?; Bedouin Ajman?
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 6-7, 1945

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