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Portrait of a local Arab ...

Portrait of a local Arab ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of a local Arab man and boy watering at Ad Darb well. They stand on the edge of the well, leaning against the large wooden frame built over the well. Ropes and pulleys for drawing water hang from the frame. In the right background a man stands beside the well.

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
 
2004.130.31669.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Jizan Province [Minţaqat Jīzān]; Ad Darb
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
June 11, 1945

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