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Portrait of a man and ...

Portrait of a man and ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Portrait of a man and two boys of the Wahiba Bedouin standing at a well in the Sharqiyah Sands. The two boys are standing on the left, waiting as the man gets water from the well. The man is standing at the edge of the well, holding on to a long rope. In the background a herd of camels is couched in the sand.

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
Ash Sharqiyah Region; Sharqiyah Sands
Cultural Group
Bedouin Wahiba
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
March 5-7, 1949

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