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Seated portrait of two Sahul ...

Seated portrait of two Sahul ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Seated portrait of two Sahul Bedouin tribesmen at the Ar Rumhiya wells near Ar Riyadh. In the near distance two Sahul Bedouin men sit beside a camel in sand littered with camel droppings. Far behind them groups of Bedouin and herds of camels rest on a bare flat plain.

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
 
2004.130.31535.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Ar Riyadh Province [Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ]; Ar Rumhiya [Ar Rumḩīya]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Sahul
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 15, 1945

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