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View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party travelling in Al Khatam or Al Humrah sands south of Al Ain. In the foreground the crest of a low, wind-rippled dune rises in a crescent shape on the left. Just behind the dune two of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin travelling companions lead their camels in a line in the middle distance between low rolling downs, heading towards the left. In the distance beyond low rolling downs continue out to the horizon beneath a vast cloudless sky.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22312.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Khatam - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Humrah [Al Ḩumrah]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 28 - February 7, 1949

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