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Half length portrait of two ...

Half length portrait of two ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Half length portrait of two Arab men in front of a rock wall in Dubai. The older man on the left wears a ceremonial bisht (robe) over his waistcoat and thobe (ankle-length shirt). The man on the right wears a waistcoat and a khanjar (dagger) in a scabbard over his thobe. Each man also wears a ghutra (headscarf). This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's May 10-18, 1948 stay in Sharjah and Dubai.

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
 
2004.130.17549.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 10-18, 1948

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