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Full length standing portrait of ...

 
Full length standing portrait of ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Full length standing portrait of an Arab man wearing a daggers in a straight sheath over his thobe (shirt) in the city of Abha. The man is wearing his dagger (jambiya or khanjar) in a horizontal manner in the style typical of this region.

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
 
2004.130.31821.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Asir Province [Minţaqat ‘Asīr]; Abha [Abhā]
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 26-28, 1945

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