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Portrait of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...

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


Portrait of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party gathering water from a well at the southern end of Jabal Hafit (Jebel Hafeet). In the foreground five men stand in a well. Hamad [also known as Hamad al Mahri], a tribesman of the Mahra Bedouin, stands in the foreground, second from the right. Behind the well three members of the party pour out water for two waiting camels.

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
Film Negative 35mm
Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Hafit [Jebel Hafeet]
Cultural Group
Bedouin; Bedouin Mahra
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 2-5, 1949

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