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Close up portrait of Musallim ...

 
Close up portrait of Musallim ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Close up portrait of Musallim bin Al Kamam, one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, leaning against a wall at Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain. Musallim bin Al Kamam, a sheikh of the Musaifar lineage of Rashid Bedouin, leans against a mud wall facing forward. He wears leather suspenders over his thobe (shirt) and a dark embroidered headscarf. He is looking down.

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
 
2004.130.22794.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]; Al Muwaiji Fort [Qasr al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Musaifar
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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