Half length portrait of Yasir ...

Half length portrait of Yasir ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Half length portrait of Yasir bin Hamud, one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, outside Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain. Yasir bin Hamud, a sheikh of the Junuba Bedouin, stands facing forward in front of the walls of Muwaiji fort. He wears a light coloured thobe (shirt) and an embroidered headscarf which shades his eyes.

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
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]; Al Muwaiji Fort [Qasr al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Junuba
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 6-9, 1949

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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