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View of Sahail bin Tahi ...

 
View of Sahail bin Tahi ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

View of Sahail bin Tahi, a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, riding a camel in Al Humrah sands during the party's journey to Umm az Zumul. Sahail bin Tahi, a tribesman of the Mudairiba lineage of Rashid Bedouin, rides his camel across a dune, followed by a baggage camel. He sits upright on his camel and holds a rifle across his lap.

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
 
2004.130.22356.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah] - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Mudairiba
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 28 - February 7, 1949

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