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View of a badan, a ...

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

Description

View of a badan, a small dhow (sailboat) beached on Shindagha beach in Dubai. The badan is beached in the sand with its bow pointing towards ocean on the left. Stick-like oars are tied to its gunwales. In the far right distance a cluster of 'arish huts, made from palm fronds, sit close together on the shore in front of the more substantial coral houses of the Shindagha district.

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
 
2004.130.25294.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Shindagha Beach
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 25-30, 1949

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