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Portrait of an Arab man ...

Portrait of an Arab man ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Portrait of an Arab man examining a camel at the open air market in the town of Qalat Bishah. The man holds the camel's face in his hands and is pulling the camel's mouth open in order to see its teeth. In the background a row of mud framed shelters sits at the far edge of the market grounds.

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
Asir Province [Minţaqat ‘Asīr]; Qalat Bishah [Qal‘at Bīshah]
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 31, 1945

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