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Close up portrait of Musallim ...

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

Description

Close up portrait of Musallim bin Al Kamam, one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions, in Al Ain / Buraimi oasis. Musallim bin Al Kamam, a sheikh of the Musaifar lineage of Rashid Bedouin, leans against a mud wall looking forward. He wears leather cartridge belt suspenders over his light coloured thobe (shirt) and an embroidered headscarf.



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
 
2004.130.22816.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City - Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Buraimi
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Musaifar
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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