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View of members of Wilfred ...

View of members of Wilfred ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of members of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party sitting and standing on a cairn near Shisr well. Salim bin Tamtaim, a sheikh of the Bayt Ghuwas lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin, stands on the edge of the cairn in the central foreground, facing towards the right. He is leaning on a rifle. Sultan bin Ahmad, a sheikh of the Sh'asha lineage of Bayt Kathir Bedouin, stands second from the right, facing towards the left. He is holding a rifle over his shoulder.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.285.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Dhofar Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Z̧ufār]; Wadi Gharah; Shisr
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Bayt Kathir Bayt Ghuwas; Bedouin Bayt Kathir Sh'asha
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 21-24, 1945

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