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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 young man with a cow at an oasis on Bahrain Island. A young man wearing a ghutra (headscarf) and a wraparound skirt stands in the shade of a large leafy tree, holding the head rope of a cow. The cow stands at the centre beside a large tree trunk. It has a large hump projecting from its shoulders and a rope through its nostrils. In the background another man stands under the leafy tree.

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
 
2004.130.17594.1
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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