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View of locals walking along ...

View of locals walking along ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of locals walking along the Corniche road by Sharjah Creek. In the foreground a man wearing a khanjar (dagger) on a belt over his thobe (long shirt) walks past three masts lying in the sand on the Corniche road. A man and two boys walk along the road behind him. On the right houses made of coral abut the road, while on the left large dhows (sailboats) sit on the beach and in the shallow water of Sharjah Creek. In the far background a high shade canopy crosses the road on which people are walking.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.17571.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Sharjah Emirate [Ash Shāriqah]; Sharjah City; Sharjah Creek; Corniche
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 10-18, 1948

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