Portrait of a tribesman of ...

 
Portrait of a tribesman of ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of a tribesman of the Sahul Bedouin drawing water from one of the Rumah wells. In the foreground the man stands by the well, hauling up water using a rope and pulley. Behind him a man sits on a camel. The end of the well rope is attached to the camel's saddle.

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
 
2004.130.31597.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Ar Riyadh Province [Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ]; Rumah [Rumāḩ]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Sahul
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 29, 1945

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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