Portrait of Mabkhaut bin Arbain ...

 
Portrait of Mabkhaut bin Arbain ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of Mabkhaut bin Arbain, a tribesman of the Bayt Gidad lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin and one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, in the region of the Kidan plains (Suhul al Kidan), north of Khaba well in the Empty Quarter (Rub' al Khali). He is standing in front of a dune and carries a rifle on his shoulder.

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
 
2004.130.6589.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Ash Sharqiyah Province [Al Minţaqah ash Sharqīyah]; Suhul al Kidan [Suhūl al Kidan]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Bayt Gidad
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 13-18, 1946

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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