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Portrait of Wahiba Bedouin at ...

Portrait of Wahiba Bedouin at ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of Wahiba Bedouin at Buraymah well in the Wadi Halfayn. In the right foreground a woman and two men gather water from a rock-lined well. Two men stand on the left, helping with the ropes. In the background a man and a number of goats wait by the well. In the further background two men stand near piles of belongings, and a few camels rest in the sand. In the far distance trees grow in a line on the flat plain.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22646.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Wadi Halfayn [Wādī Ḩalfayn]; Buraymah
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Wahiba
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 24, 1949

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