Side view of a sambuk ...

Side view of a sambuk ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Side view of a sambuk moored along the shore of Bahrain Island. In the central foreground a sambuk, a large double masted dhow (sailboat) with a upright bow and a highly angled stern, is moored in flat water. Behind it a number of dhows are also moored in water rippled by gentle waves. In the far distance one and two storey buildings and trees line the shore along the horizon.

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
 
2004.130.17622.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Bahrain
Region
 
Bahrain Island
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 28 - June 10, 1948

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