View of sailors on the ...

 
View of sailors on the ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

View of sailors on the deck of a dhow (sailboat) travelling through the Persian Gulf from Dubai to Bahrain Island. On the left a group of men stand alongside a length of rolled sail. The men are tying the sail onto a wooden pole or yard. High above them another sail is filled with wind. In the distance beyond the sea is choppy, with a few whitecaps. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's May 18-28, 1948 journey by dhow from Dubai to Bahrain Island.

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
 
2004.130.17266.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Persian Gulf; Dubai Emirate - Persian Gulf; Bahrain Island
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 18-28, 1948

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