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Full length standing portrait of ...

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


Full length standing portrait of a boy and donkey in front of a house wall in Sharjah. A teenage boy stands to the left of his donkey in front of a high house wall. The boy is wearing a shirt and wraparound skirt, and holds a cane in one hand. The donkey's saddle is covered with a thick sheepskin blanket. Behind them the wall is decorated with carved plaster embellishments and plants grow in the courtyard behind. In the far background a barjeel (wind-tower) sits on the roof of the house.

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Image Details

Accession Number
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Sharjah Emirate [Ash Shāriqah]; Sharjah City
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 10-18, 1948

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