View of a Bani Yas ...

View of a Bani Yas ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of a Bani Yas date palm grove and settlement near Radum in Liwa oasis. In the foreground a number of young date palms grow on a sand flat alongside small salt bushes. Just behind a small ridge larger, established date palms grow in rows. In the distance beyond the flat two groups of 'arish huts, made of saaf (palm fronds), sit on the slope of a high dune. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's journey from Al Ain to Liwa oasis, Al Dhafra and Baynunah sands in November and December 1948.

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
 
2004.130.22027.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Liwa; Radum [Radūm]
Cultural Group
 
Arab Bani Yas; Bedouin Rashid
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 28-29, 1948

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