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Portrait of two Bedouin men ...

Portrait of two Bedouin men ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of two Bedouin men in Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party sitting at a campfire in the Wadi 'Andam, west of Qabil al Bu Said village. Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin, sits on the left holding a rifle. The party's guide, a tribesman of the Wahiba Bedouin, sits nearby on the right of the fire.

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
Ash Sharqiyah Region; Wadi ‘Andam [Wādī ‘Andām]; Qabil al Bu Sa'id [Qābil Yāl Bū Sa‘id]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani; Bedouin Wahiba
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
March 17-20, 1949

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