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View of Sheikh Saqr bin ...

View of Sheikh Saqr bin ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi's fort in the town of Ras Al Khaimah. In the foreground a man and a group of children walk across a gravel plain towards the foreground where a palm grows on a large sand flat. In the distance beyond Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi's fort towers high above the sand flat, while further beyond the Ru'us Al Jibal mountains rise in the far distance. On the far left 'arish huts and enclosures made from palm fronds border the flat.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.25501.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Ras Al Khaimah Emirate; Ras Al Khaimah
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March - April 1950

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