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View of sailors hoisting sails ...

View of sailors hoisting sails ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of sailors hoisting sails on the deck of a dhow (sailboat) travelling through the Persian Gulf from Dubai to Bahrain Island. A group of sailors stand on deck along the right side of the boat. Each of the men pulls on one of three ropes attached at a point behind the cockpit. Behind them the sea is empty and calm. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's May 18-28, 1948 journey by dhow from Dubai to Bahrain Island.

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
 
2004.130.17451.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Persian Gulf; Dubai Emirate - Persian Gulf; Bahrain Island
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 18-28, 1948

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