View of locals at a ...

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

Description

View of locals at a suq (market) in the city of Sharjah. A large group of boys and a few men stand at the entrance to a suq (market) in Sharjah. Some of the boys on the left wear no shirts and have tied their headscarves around their shoulders. On the right two men stand on a stone platform, looking into the foreground over a near stone post topped with a cloth sun shade. In the background number of people stroll in and out of 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
 
2004.130.17568.1
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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