View of a man at ...

View of a man at ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of a man at Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's hunting camp near Al Ain. A man wearing a cartridge belt over his thobe (long shirt) stands in an open sandy area, looking over at a couched camel in the near left foreground. Behind him a herd of goats and some couched camels rest in the sand. A group of men and children stand with the goats. Beyond the camp sand dunes dotted with trees and sparse vegetation fill the background. This image was taken during April 6-30, 1948, when Wilfred Thesiger stayed at Al Muwaiji fort in Al Ain as a guest of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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
 
2004.130.17837.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-30, 1948

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