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Portrait of Musallim bin Al ...

Portrait of Musallim bin Al ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of Musallim bin Al Kamam, one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions, standing on a sand dune in Al Khatam sands. In the central foreground Musallim bin Al Kamam, a sheikh of the Musaifar lineage of Rashid Bedouin, stands in a thin patch of qassis (sedge), holding his rifle in his right hand. In the distance beyond a large dune rises into a high crest on the right.

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
 
2004.130.22821.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Khatam
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Musaifar
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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