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Portrait of a Roma girl ...

 
Portrait of a Roma girl ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of a Roma girl sitting in front of a stone wall in the village of Al Makhwah. The girl comes from the Al Hud group in Yemen and works as a dancing and singing street performer. She is wearing bunches of herbs in her hair, a nose ornament and a thick armlet.

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
 
2004.130.3401.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Al Banah Province [Minţaqat al Bāḩah]; Al Makhwah [Al Makhwāh]
Cultural Group
 
Roma Al Hud
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 4, 1946

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