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View of people collecting water ...

View of people collecting water ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of people collecting water from a well in Ad Darb. A young man wearing a palm head-dress and long sword over his wraparound skirt stands in the foreground. Behind him on the left cattle drink from a large trough. On the right a crowd waits beside the well while a few men are using ropes and pulleys to get water from the well.

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
Jizan Province [Minţaqat Jīzān]; Ad Darb
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
June 15, 1945

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