Close up portrait of Salim ...

 
Close up portrait of Salim ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Close up portrait of Salim bin Kabina, one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, during the party's journey from Jabal Sumeini to the port city of Sharjah. Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin, faces forward. His ghutra (headscarf) lies around his shoulders on top of his thobe (long shirt) and his eyes are closed.

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
 
2004.130.17538.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Sumeini [Jabal Sumaynī] - Sharjah Emirate [Ash Shāriqah]; Sharjah City
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 1-10, 1948

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