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Close up portrait of Salim ...

 
Close up portrait of Salim ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

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
 
2004.130.22796.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]; Al Muwaiji Fort [Qasr al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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