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Portrait of sailors on the ...

Portrait of sailors on the ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of sailors on the deck of a dhow (sailboat) in Dubai Creek. On the left two men sit on a mat on the deck of a dhow. At the centre a man in a wraparound skirt steers the ship's tiller, while a sailor in a light shirt stands nearby on the right. In the background two sailors men work behind the dhow's sails, which are tied to the yard.

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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