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Portrait of a Roma girl ...

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


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

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