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View of an abra (ferry ...

View of an abra (ferry ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of an abra (ferry boat) crossing Dubai Creek. In the foreground a woman and child sit at the bow of a covered abra. Behind them, on the left, an oarsman rows standing up in the middle of the boat. In the far distance buildings sit on the opposite bank of Dubai Creek.

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
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Dubai Creek
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 9 - 24, 1949

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