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View of a member of ...

View of a member of ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party in Al Humrah sands during the party's journey to Umm az Zumul. In the near distance one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions sits just below the crest of a dune criss-crossed with footprints. He is looking into the far right distance. To the right a clump of dry bushes poke out of the sand, and here and there smaller tufts of vegetation grow scattered across the dune. Behind him rolling downs continue out to the horizon below a cloudless sky.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22355.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah] - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 28 - February 7, 1949

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