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Portrait of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...

Portrait of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party gathering water from a well at the southern end of Jabal Hafit (Jebel Hafeet). In the foreground four men stand around the well. Hamad [also known as Hamad al Mahri], a tribesman of the Mahra Bedouin, stands in the foreground at the centre of the well (second from the right). Muhammad bin Al Jabari, a tribesman of the Awamir Bedouin, stands beside Hamad in the well (right). In the background two men and a camel stand behind the well

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
Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Hafit [Jebel Hafeet]
Cultural Group
Bedouin; Bedouin Mahra; Bedouin Awamir
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 2-5, 1949

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