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Close-up portrait of a boy ...

Close-up portrait of a boy ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Close-up portrait of a boy of the Sahul Bedouin beside a well at the Ar Rumhiya wells near Ar Riyadh. In the background men haul water from the well while a large group of camels wait close by.

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
Ar Riyadh Province [Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ]; Ar Rumhiya [Ar Rumḩīya]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Sahul
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 15, 1945

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