Full length portrait of a ...

 
Full length portrait of a ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Full length portrait of a Duru woman and boy at a well north of Al Ain. A women and child stand in the sand beside a wooden post hung with sandals and blankets. The woman wears a burqa (mask) over her face and a black scarf over her upper body. She is holding the arm of the young boy standing in front of her. The woman and child were on their way to Dubai from Al Ain.

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
 
2004.130.17397.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Duru
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 1-10, 1948

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