View of locals strolling through ...

View of locals strolling through ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of locals strolling through a suq (market) in the city of Sharjah. In the foreground a boy in a collared shirt and a wraparound skit stands in the centre of an open area at a market. A number of women sit in the shade on the left, in front of a fence made of palm fronds. At the centre two men and a young boy stand at an entrance to the market, which is covered with a large high canopy. In the background number of people walk along a market thoroughfare.

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
 
2004.130.17562.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Sharjah Emirate [Ash Shāriqah]; Sharjah City
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 10-18, 1948

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