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View of a camel pulling ...

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

Description

View of a camel pulling a sesame press in the city of Sabya. In the foreground a young boy sits on the arm of a sesame press, which is weighted down with boulders. Behind him a camel wearing a hood is pulling on the arm of the sesame press. In the background circular houses with domed roofs stretch into the distance.

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
 
2004.130.31880.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Jizan Province [Minţaqat Jīzān]; Sabya
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
June 11-13, 1945

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