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Full-length portrait of a tribesman ...

Full-length portrait of a tribesman ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Full-length portrait of a tribesman of the Rashid Bedouin in the Ramlat ar Rabbad sands. The man, wearing a thobe (robe), cartridge belt and headscarf, stands facing forward with his arms at his sides. In the background on the left is a couched camel.

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
 
2004.130.6657.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Empty Quarter [Rub‘ al Khali]; Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Ramlat ar Rabbad [Ar Rabbāḑ] - Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Ramlat ar Rabbad [Ar Rabbāḑ]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 27, 1946 - January 3, 1947

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