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View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of Wilfred Thesiger's party camping with Duru Bedouin in the Wadi al 'Ayn. In the near foreground a camel is couched in the sand. Just behind three men fix the loads on two couched camels, while further back a few more couched camels rest in the sand. A man wearing a striped suit jacket, likely a tribesman of the Duru Bedouin, stands to the left of the men, holding a camel stick. In the background a number of Duru Bedouin men stand in an expanse of sand bordered by large trees and bushes.

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Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Wadi al ‘Ayn
Cultural Group
Bedouin; Bedouin Duru
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
February 8-16, 1949

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