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View of coral and 'arish ...

View of coral and 'arish ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of coral and 'arish huts in Dubai. In the foreground a woman carrying a trunk on her head walks past high stacks of coral sitting in the sand. Behind her a compound of 'arish huts, made from palm fronds, are enclosed by a large fence. Behind the huts is a large two storey building, likely made of coral. It has high arches and a number of wind towers (barjeel) atop its roof.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.17589.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 10-18, 1948

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