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Seated portrait of Salim bin ...

 
Seated portrait of Salim bin ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Seated portrait of Salim bin Ham, one of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Bedouin retainers, in the sands surrounding Al Ain. Salim bin Ham kneels on the ground holding a rifle across his lap, looking towards the near left. He wears a khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt over his thobe (shirt) and a large headscarf.

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
 
2004.130.25438.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 1, 1949 - January 12, 1950

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