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View of a desert plain ...

View of a desert plain ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of a desert plain covered in salt-bushes in the Al Batin sands south of Liwa oasis. The vast flat plain is fringed by sand dunes, with the highest dunes towards the right side of the image. In the central foreground is a large bush without foliage.

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
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Batin [Al Baţīn]
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
December 16-25, 1946

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