View of men unloading dhows ...

View of men unloading dhows ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of men unloading dhows (sailboats) on the Corniche in the town of Abu Dhabi. In the foreground a wave breaks on the sand. At the centre one man stands in the water near a dhow and a rowboat. At the boat a second man receives a large sack of goods from one of the sailors onboard. In the far left background two boats bob in the water.

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
 
2004.130.17298.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Abu Dhabi Region; Abu Dhabi City; Corniche
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 14-16, 1948

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