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Portrait of a tribesman of ...

Portrait of a tribesman of ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of a tribesman of the Utaybah Bedouin standing with a flock of black sheep at one of the Rumah wells. In the right background a man draws water from a well using a rope attached to the saddle of his camel. Behind them large herds of camels gather around the wells.

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
 
2004.130.31600.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Saudi Arabia
Region
 
Ar Riyadh Province [Minţaqat ar Riyāḑ]; Rumah [Rumāḩ]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Sahul
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 29, 1945

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