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View of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions and Wahiba Bedouin at Buraymah well in the Wadi Halfayn. On the far left Hamad, a tribesman of the Mahra Bedouin, stands with his back to the foreground, his body turned to the left. To his right a few men of the Wahiba Bedouin haul water from a well. In the right background a boy of the Wahiba Bedouin stands with a flock of sheep. In the distance beyond a vast flat plain of sand is bordered by a line of trees in the far background.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22635.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Wadi Halfayn [Wādī Ḩalfayn]; Buraymah
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Wahiba; Bedouin Mahra
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 24, 1949

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