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Half length portrait of a ...

Half length portrait of a ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Half length portrait of a tribesman of the Sahul Bedouin at one of the Ar Rumhiya wells near Ar Riyadh. A tribesman of the Sahul Bedouin, wearing a cartridge belt over his thobe (shirt), stands in the foreground. Two women and a little girl stand behind him, and in the far background a herd of camels rests on the plain.

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
Film Negative 35mm
Saudi Arabia
Ar Riyadh Province [Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ]; Ar Rumhiya [Ar Rumḩīya]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Sahul
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 15, 1945

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