View of a number of ...

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

Description

View of a number of Arab and Bedouin men, some of them from Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, at a well between Jabal Sumeini and Sharjah. In the right foreground a number of men haul water from a well opening that has been reinforced with concrete or rammed earth. On the left three men fill a large water skin. On the far left another man sits on the ground, next to one of the camels waiting around the periphery of the well. In the far distance shrubs grow on a steep sand dune.

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
 
2004.130.17338.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Sumeini [Jabal Sumaynī] - Sharjah Emirate [Ash Shāriqah]; Sharjah City
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 1-10, 1948

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