Portrait of people collecting water ...

Portrait of people collecting water ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

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
 
2004.130.31958.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Jizan Province [Minţaqat Jīzān]; Ad Darb
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
June 15, 1945

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