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Half length standing portrait of ...

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

Description

Half length standing portrait of a boy of the Wahiba Bedouin at Buraymah well in the Wadi Halfayn. In the foreground a young boy stands turned towards the left. He is biting his thumbnail. He wears a thobe (shirt) and a headscarf topped with a braided 'agal (head rope). Behind him, on the right, a camel stands in the sand, while in the distance beyond a line of trees grows in the far background.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22654.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Wadi Halfayn [Wādī Ḩalfayn]; Buraymah
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Wahiba
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 24, 1949

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