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View of a man walking ...

View of a man walking ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 20cm

Description

View of a man walking past a herd of goats at Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan's hunting camp near Al Ain. A man wearing a thobe (long shirt) and ghutra (headscarf) walks past a herd of black and white goats resting in the sand. Two camels stand behind the goat herd, and further back a group of couched camels rest in the sand. In the centre background a group of men walk past tents erected in a grove of trees. The sand dunes around the camp are dotted with trees and shrubs. This image was taken during April 6-30, 1948, when Wilfred Thesiger stayed at Al Muwaiji fort in Al Ain as a guest of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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
 
2004.130.17838.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-30, 1948

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