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Portrait of a family of ...

 
Portrait of a family of ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of a family of Sahul Bedouin with their camels at the Ar Rumhiya wells near Ar Riyadh. A woman stands in the foreground beside her two seated children. Just behind them a few people unload the camels in their party. Two of the camels directly behind the woman in the foreground are wearing camel litters. In the far background a large flock of sheep or goats crosses the sandy plain in the distance.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.31531.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Ar Riyadh Province [Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ]; Ar Rumhiya [Ar Rumḩīya]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Sahul
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 15, 1945

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