Half length portrait of Muhammad ...

 
Half length portrait of Muhammad ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Half length portrait of Muhammad bin Al Jabari, one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, leaning against a wall at Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain. Muhammad bin Al Jabari, a tribesman of the Awamir Bedouin, leans against a wall facing forward. He wears a khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt and suspenders over his thobe (shirt). On his head he wears dark coloured headscarf topped with an 'agal (head rope).

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
 
2004.130.22795.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]; Al Muwaiji Fort [Qasr al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Awamir
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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