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40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party with a couched camel in the Wadi al 'Ayn, during the party's journey towards the Ramlat al Ghirbaniyat. On the right one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions removes the saddle from a couched camel. Two piles of blankets and equipment lie in the sand next to the camel. In the background a few large bushes grow on the flat plain amongst other vegetation.

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
 
2004.130.22409.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Wadi al ‘Ayn
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
February 8-16, 1949

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