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Profile portrait of a thoroughbred ...

Profile portrait of a thoroughbred ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Profile portrait of a thoroughbred female batina camel standing in the sands near Al Ain. A saddled batina camel stands in profile facing towards the left. It is wearing the traditional form of guiding harness, which consists of a chain halter, a neck rope, and a head rope. In the far background the crest of a sand dune is visible in the distance.

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 Ain City
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
December 1, 1949 - January 12, 1950

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