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View of locals walking in ...

View of locals walking in ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of locals walking in a vast square in front of a mosque in the city of Abha. The buildings on the near left are topped with adobe and parallel lines of raqf (slate) tiles to prevent weather erosion. A large white minaret stands at the edge of the buildings in the central distance.

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
Saudi Arabia
Asir Province [Minţaqat ‘Asīr]; Abha [Abhā]
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 26-28, 1945

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