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View of Al Fahidi fort ...

View of Al Fahidi fort ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Al Fahidi fort in the Bastakiya quarter of old Dubai. In the foreground 'arish huts, made from palm fronds, sit below the tall round corner tower of Al Fahidi Fort. Mounds of stones lay below the walls of the fort. In the left background a few wind towers (barjeel) rise from the rooftops of buildings behind the fort.

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
 
2004.130.25521.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Bastakiya Quarter; Al Fahidi Fort
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March - April 1950

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