Seated portrait of the Imam ...

 
Seated portrait of the Imam ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Seated portrait of the Imam of Oman's representative, taken during Wilfred Thesiger's journey from Jabal Buwaydah to the village of Al Qabil. The Imam of Oman's representative, who accompanied Wilfred Thesiger from 'Izz to Al Muwaiji, crouches on his knee in the foreground. He wears a cartridge belt over his thobe (shirt), a light coloured headscarf and has a long thick grey beard.

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
 
2004.130.22717.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Jabal Buwaydah [Jabal Buwayḑah] - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Al Qabil
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 2-5, 1949

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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