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View of three men sitting ...

View of three men sitting ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of three men sitting under a tree in front of Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain oasis, then the home of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. In the near central distance three Arab men relax in the sand under a tree. Behind them, on the right, an 'arish hut built of palm fronds sits beneath a tree. In the background sits Al Muwaiji Fort. To the far left of the fort a mosque sits beside the fort's corner tower.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22785.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]; Al Muwaiji Fort [Qasr al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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