View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party trekking across dunes in Al Humrah sands during their journey to Umm az Zumul. In the right distance two of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions lead their camels along the bottom of a sand dune, which rises to a crest on the left. A few bare trees grow on its slopes. In the far distance a vast white sabkha (salt flat) lies beyond, bordered by high dunes. High above the hazy sky is cloudless.

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
 
2004.130.22379.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah] - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
February 6-9, 1949

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