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View of a young boy ...

 
View of a young boy ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

View of a young boy at a ruined adobe building near Jebel Hafeet [Jabal Hafit]. In the left foreground the pillar of a ruined adobe building sits in the sand. In the distant sand on the right, a boy walks towards the ruin. Behind the boy sand dunes rise in the far background, and in the distance beyond the mountain Jebel Hafeet (Jabal Hafit) rises above the horizon. This image was taken during April 6-30, 1948, when Wilfred Thesiger stayed at Al Muwaiji fort in Al Ain as a guest of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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
 
2004.130.17433.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Jebel Hafeet - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Hafit
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-30, 1948

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