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Portrait of two members of ...

Portrait of two members of ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of two members of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party preparing coffee in the Wadi al 'Umayri. Rai, a member of the 'Ifaar tribe, sits on the left holding a coffee urn upside down. Rai joined Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party in Wadi al 'Umayri as a rabi'a (a local escort who ensures safe passage through a tribal area).

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Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Wadi al ‘Umayri
Cultural Group
Bedouin 'Ifaar; Bedouin
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
January 14-20, 1947

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