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Portrait of two boys standing ...

Portrait of two boys standing ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of two boys standing in front of a small dhow (sailboat) beached on Shindagha beach in Dubai. Two boys stand holding hands in front of a beached dhow in a state of disrepair, possibly a sambuk. The bow of the sambuk points towards ocean, which is on the left. A half oil drum and a piece of coral lie in the sand in front of the dhow, while in the distance a few more small boats are beached on the sand.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.25292.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Shindagha Beach
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 25-30, 1949

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