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Portrait of a saker (hurr) ...

 
Portrait of a saker (hurr) ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of a saker (hurr) falcon belonging to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's hunting party in the sands surrounding Al Ain. The falcon perches on a wakir (block), its body facing towards the near left and its head facing back towards the right. In the far background trees grow in the sand.

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
 
2004.130.25366.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 1, 1949 - January 12, 1950

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