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View of the rear of ...

 
View of the rear of ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

View of the rear of a j?lb?t [jalboot], a small type of dhow (sailboat), in the Persian Gulf between Dubai Emirate and Bahrain Island. A small rowboat is moored alongside the stern of a j?lb?t in the midst of a calm flat ocean. A number of sailors are visible on deck, while above them a large white sail flies from a mast. In the far distance a few dhows can be seen along the horizon. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's May 18-28, 1948 journey by dhow from Dubai to Bahrain Island.

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
 
2004.130.17471.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Persian Gulf; Dubai Emirate - Persian Gulf; Bahrain Island
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
May 18-28, 1948

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