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View of one of Wilfred ...

View of one of Wilfred ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions at a settlement in Al Ain / Buraimi oasis. One of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions crouches on a low dune slope the left, alongside mud ruins and a few date palms. In the left distance is a fort and a settlement built of adobe. In the far distance a date palm grove grows behind the settlement.

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
 
2004.130.22807.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Buraimi
Cultural Group
 
Arab; Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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