View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...
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40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party making camp in the Wadi al 'Ayn during their journey towards the Ramlat al Ghirbaniyat. In the near central distance five of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions relax in camp. On the right a low stand of bushes shields the camp, which is in the midst of a vast flat plain. Piles of blankets and equipment lie in the sand around the camp. In the far left distance a low line of dunes rises just above the horizon.

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
 
2004.130.22410.1
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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