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Profile portrait of Salim bin ...

Profile portrait of Salim bin ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Profile portrait of Salim bin Kabina riding a camel in Al Khatam or Al Humrah sands. On the right Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin, sits on his camel, which is walking towards the left. Salim bin Kabina wears a dark thobe (shirt) and a ghutra (headscarf) tied closely around his head and neck. In the distance beyond rolling sand dunes stretch out into the distance below a hazy sky.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22331.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Khatam - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 28 - February 7, 1949

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