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Close up portrait of Salim ...

Close up portrait of Salim ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Close up portrait of Salim bin Ham, one of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Bedouin retainers, leaning against a mud wall at Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain. The Bedouin tribesman leans against a mud wall facing forward. He wears a checked cloth over his shoulder and a embroidered headscarf topped with an 'agal (head rope).

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
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]; Al Muwaiji Fort [Qasr al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 6-9, 1949

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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