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Full length standing portrait of ...

Full length standing portrait of ...
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actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Full length standing portrait of 'Amair bin 'Omar, a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, at a camp north of Al Ain during the party's journey between Al Ain and the Ramlat Unayq sands. 'Amair bin 'Omar, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin, stands with folded hands looking down at a pile of supplies near his feet. He is surrounded by sand, dry bushes and dunes. In the background at the far right a saluki dog stands at attention below a far dune.

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
Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Ramlat Unayq [Ramlat ‘Unayq]
Cultural Group
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
May 1-10, 1948

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