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Portrait of Salim bin Kabina ...

Portrait of Salim bin Kabina ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin and one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, sitting at a campfire in the Al Batin sands near Liwa oasis. Salim bin Kabina sits to the left of the fire, smiling as he stirs the contents of a small kettle with a piece of wood. Beside him is a second pot and a large pile of firewood.

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
 
2004.130.6670.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Batin [Al Baţīn]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 16-25, 1946

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