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Portrait of a boy standing ...

Portrait of a boy standing ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of a boy standing in front of a sambuk, a small dhow (sailboat), beached on Shindagha beach in Dubai. A boy wearing a light coloured thobe (shirt), topped with a waistcoat and a taqiyah cap stands in front of the bow of a beached sambuk. The bow of the sambuk points towards ocean on the left.

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
United Arab Emirates
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Shindagha Beach
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
November 25-30, 1949

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