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View of Sahail bin Tahi ...

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


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
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
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
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
January 28 - February 7, 1949

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