View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...
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actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party trekking in Liwa oasis. In the central foreground four of Wilfred Thesiger's Rashid Bedouin companions ride their camels across a patch of bare sand sand dotted with a few small sprigs of vegetation. On the right Warad, the party's saluki dog, trots along beside them. Behind them a large salt flat covered with salt bush sits below a high dune rising on the left. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's journey from Al Ain to Liwa oasis, Al Dhafra and Baynunah sands in November and December 1948.

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
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Liwa
Cultural Group
Bedouin Rashid
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
November 14-29, 1948

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