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Half length portrait of Huaishil ...

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


Half length portrait of Huaishil, one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, in Al Muwaiji outside Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain. Huaishil, a sheikh of the Mahamid lineage of Duru Bedouin, stands facing forward, squinting into the sun. He wears a light coloured thobe (shirt) and an embroidered headscarf.

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
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Duru Mahamid
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 6-9, 1949

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