View of three members of ...

View of three members of ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of three members of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party making camp in sand dunes west of Wadi Samhan, during their journey from Al Ain south to Wadi Samhan. Muhammad bin Al Jabari, a tribesman of the Awamir Bedouin, sits on the left beside a large shrub, holding a cooking pot. At the centre Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin, sits holding the head rope of a tall camel standing above him. On the far right a third member of the party sits amongst piles of baggage. In the distance beyond large trees and shrubs grow between low rolling sand dunes.

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
 
2004.130.25442.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region - Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Wadi Samhan
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Awamir; Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani; Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 12 - February 3, 1950

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