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Side view of two dhows ...

Side view of two dhows ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Side view of two dhows moored along the shore of Bahrain Island. In the foreground a small dhow sits in calm wind-rippled water alongside a moored boom. The main sail of the dhow is raised, and a few men stand in the boat alongside the sail. Behind it a tall boom, a large double masted dhow (sailboat) built in Kuwait, sits in the water. A rowboat is tied to the stern of the boom. Above the dhows the sky is cloudless.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.17605.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Bahrain
Region
 
Bahrain Island
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 28 - June 10, 1948

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