View of the limestone cliffs ...

 
View of the limestone cliffs ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

View of the limestone cliffs of Jebel Hafeet [Jabal Hafit] mountain. In the foreground a steep wall of limestone rises into a high peak. In the foreground boulders and shale sit, half in shadow, along the bottom of the cliff. Wilfred Thesiger spent a week on Jebel Hafeet [Jabal Hafit] hunting Arabian Tahr [Hemitragus jayakari] with Arab and Bedouin guides in April 1948.

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
 
2004.130.17823.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Jebel Hafeet - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Hafit
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-30, 1948

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