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Three-quarter length standing portrait of ...

Three-quarter length standing portrait of ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Three-quarter length standing portrait of an Arab boy in Dubai. A teenaged boy with short hair stands on a Dubai street in front of a stucco wall. He wears a knitted vest and a wraparound skirt. On his head he wears a taqiyah cap, while his ghutra (headscarf) is draped around his shoulders.

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
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 10-18, 1948

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