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Standing full length portrait of ...

 
Standing full length portrait of ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Standing full length portrait of a sixteen-year-old boy in the village of Ash Shuqaiq. He is wearing white trousers, typically women's dress but here worn as part of ceremonial attire shortly before his circumcision.

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
 
2004.130.12369.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Jizan Province [Minţaqat Jīzān]; Ash Shuqaiq
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
June 5-6, 1947

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