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Portrait of people collecting water ...

Portrait of people collecting water ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of people collecting water from a well in Ad Darb. In the foreground a man and a boy stand beside a donkey carrying large clay water jugs. Behind them, on the left, another boy is sitting on a donkey. In the background many people wait with their donkeys beside the well while two men use ropes and pulleys to get water from the well.

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
Saudi Arabia
Jizan Province [Minţaqat Jīzān]; Ad Darb
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
June 15, 1945

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