Portrait of Salim bin Kabina ...

 
Portrait of Salim bin Kabina ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of Salim bin Kabina, a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, standing in the Empty Quarter (Rub' al Khali) during the party's journey from Jaladah plain to Bani Ma'arid sands. Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin, is holding a camel lead and carrying a rifle on his shoulder.

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
 
2004.130.17184.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Najran Province [Minţaqat Najrān]; Al Jaladah - Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Ar Riyadh Province [Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ]; Bani Ma'arid [Banī Ma‘āriḑ]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 12-18, 1948

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