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Close view of dhows moored ...

Close view of dhows moored ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Close view of dhows moored along the shore of Bahrain Island. Two small dhows sit alongside a moored boom, a type of large double masted dhow (sailboat) built in Kuwait, in calm, gently rippled water. A number of men stand in the small dhow on the right. Behind them more men stand on the deck of the boom near the main mast. On the left a large canopy made from palm fronds covers the stern of the boom.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.17609.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Bahrain
Region
 
Bahrain Island
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 28 - June 10, 1948

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