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Close up portrait of a ...

Close up portrait of a ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Close up portrait of a young Arab man in Dubai. A young man stands on a Dubai street in front of a wooden door. He wears a light coloured thobe (long shirt) decorated with embroidery and a light taqiyah cap beneath his ghutra (headscarf), which hangs down over his shoulders.

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
 
2004.130.17239.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 10-18, 1948

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