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Half length portrait of a ...

 
Half length portrait of a ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Half length portrait of a young tribesman of the Manasir Bedouin standing in front of a wall at Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain. The young man stands facing forward, holding his arms at his waist. He wears a cartridge belt over his light coloured thobe (shirt) and a patterned headscarf.

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
 
2004.130.22788.1
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
 
Bedouin Manasir
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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