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Close up portrait of a ...

 
Close up portrait of a ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Close up portrait of a porter, possibly from Iran, standing in front of a wall in Dubai. A man with a thick moustache stands facing foreward against a wall. He wears a checked cloth wrapped like a toga around his torso and a patterned ghutra (headscarf) on his head.

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
 
2004.130.22899.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City
Cultural Group
 
Iranian?
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 9 - 24, 1949

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