View of two men walking ...

View of two men walking ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of two men walking near a watchtower in Al Ain/Buraimi oasis. Two men walk across an open area of grass in the right foreground. Behind the men two trees grow together in a wide open field with grass and shrubs. In the far left distance a date palm grove sits behind a ruined wall. A two storey watchtower rises above the horizon in the right distance. 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
 
2004.130.17834.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Buraimi
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-30, 1948

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