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View of a covered suq ...

View of a covered suq ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of a covered suq (market) in the city of Dubai. Locals walk through a covered market. Merchants sit at stalls housed in 'arish huts along the left side of the market aisle. Wooden boxes and large baskets sit along the right side of the aisle. Rays of scattered sunlight filter through the palm frond canopy covering the market.

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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