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Profile portrait of Warad, Wilfred ...

Profile portrait of Warad, Wilfred ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Profile portrait of Warad, Wilfred Thesiger's saluki hunting dog, standing on a dune in Liwa oasis. In the foreground Warad, the travelling party's hunting dog, stands on a bare dune facing towards the left. In the distance beyond two groves of date palms, cultivated by local Bani Yas villagers, grow in neat rows in a depression. Behind the grove high sand dunes fill the landscape in all directions. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's journey from Al Ain to Liwa oasis, Al Dhafra and Baynunah sands in November and December 1948.

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
 
2004.130.17995.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Liwa
Cultural Group
 
Arab Bani Yas
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 14-29, 1948

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