Half length portrait of Muhammad ...

 
Half length portrait of Muhammad ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Half length portrait of Muhammad bin Al Jabari, a guide in Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, taken during the party's journey from Ramlat al Ghirbaniyat to Furai well. Muhammad bin Al Jabari, a tribesman of the Awamir Bedouin, sits facing forward. He wears a silver khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt over his thobe (long shirt), and a headscarf topped with an 'agal (head rope).

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
 
2004.130.22488.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Al Wusta Region [Al Minţaqah al Wusţā]; Ramlat al Ghirbaniyat [Ramlat al Ghirbānīyāt] - Ash Sharqiyah Region; Sharqiyah Sands; Furai [Furay‘]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Awamir
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
February 20 - March 4, 1949

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