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View of the Shindagha district ...

View of the Shindagha district ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of the Shindagha district from the Bur Dubai side of Dubai Creek. In the foreground 'arish huts and enclosures made from palm fronds line Dubai Creek. In the central distance a large dhow (sailboat) is beached in the sand. Nearby piles of coral, used for building houses, sit at the tide line. In the far left distance a square stone watchtower, the Shindagha, rises high above nearby houses in the Shindagha district. On the far right side of the creek one and two storey houses made from coral are built close together in the Shindagha district.

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Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Dubai Creek; Shindagha
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 9 - 24, 1949

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