View of a high dune ...

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

Description

View of a high dune in Al Batin sands in the Empty Quarter (Rub' al Khali). At the right, two small bushes grow on the slope of a high dune in the foreground. On the left, branches from a dry bush sit in a depression in the sand. In the far distance, behind the dunes, a vast plain in a flat depression is dotted with salt bushes.

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
 
2004.130.17746.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Batin [Al Baţīn]
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 1-5, 1948

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