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View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party taking a break during their trek through the Ramlat ar Rabbad sands. On the left side of the image, one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions stands next to his camel. To the right, two more camels graze on small bushes. A rider sits on the rightmost camel with a rifle balanced across his lap.

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
 
2004.130.6620.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Ramlat ar Rabbad [Ar Rabbāḑ]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 24-31, 1946

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