Half length portrait of an ...

 
Half length portrait of an ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Half length portrait of an Arab man, one of Wilfred Thesiger's guides, at a well near the city of Sharjah during the party's journey from Jabal Sumeini to Sharjah. The man, a retainer of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, stands looking into the far left distance. He wears a thobe (long shirt) and an embroidered ghutra (headscarf) topped with an agal (head rope).

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
 
2004.130.17546.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Sharjah Emirate [Ash Shāriqah]; Sharjah City
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 1-10, 1948

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