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Full length standing portrait of ...

 
Full length standing portrait of ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Full length standing portrait of a man wearing two daggers in straight sheaths over his thobe (shirt) in the city of Abha. The man is wearing his daggers (jambiya or khanjar) in a horizontal manner in a style typical of this region. Al Shada Palace is visible in the background.

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
 
2004.130.31813.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Asir Province [Minţaqat ‘Asīr]; Abha [Abhā]; Al Shada Palace
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 26-28, 1945

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