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Standing portrait of a Bedouin ...

 
Standing portrait of a Bedouin ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Standing portrait of a Bedouin man watering camels at a well near Sharjah city. A man wearing a ghutra (headscarf) and a thobe (long shirt) stands amongst a crowd of camels. One camel is drinking water out of a leather water bag held by the man. A second man stands at the far right, half outside of the frame. In the background more camels are waiting for water.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.17542.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Sharjah Emirate [Ash Shāriqah]; Sharjah City
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 1-10, 1948

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