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Portrait of Muhammad al Auf ...

 
Portrait of Muhammad al Auf ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of Muhammad al Auf, a tribesman of the Bayt Mbarik lineage of Rashid Bedouin and one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, resting the Al Batin sands near Liwa oasis. Muhammad al Auf sits in the sand, leaning on a pile cloth under his right arm. He is wearing a dark headscarf and light patterned loincloth.

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
 
2004.130.6608.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Batin [Al Baţīn]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Mbarik
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 16-25, 1946

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