Portrait of Hamad bin Saadna ...

Portrait of Hamad bin Saadna ...
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actual image size: 20cm x 32cm


Portrait of Hamad bin Saadna (known by Wilfred Thesiger as Hamad bin Hanna) at the encampment of Muhammad, a sheikh of the Rashid Bedouin, near Bir al Tawil in the Ramlat ar Rabbad. Hamad bin Saadna, a tribesman of the Bayt Hanna lineage of Rashid Bedouin, is sitting on the ground with his arm around the small child standing next to him.

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
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Ramlat ar Rabbad [Ar Rabbāḑ]; Bir al Tawil
Cultural Group
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Hanna
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
December 24-31, 1946

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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