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Close up portrait of Huaishil ...

Close up portrait of Huaishil ...
4 0 c m
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm


Close up portrait of Huaishil, one of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling companions, in the region surrounding Al Ain / Buraimi Oasis. Huaishil, a sheikh of the Mahamid lineage of Duru Bedouin, faces forward, squinting into the sun. He wears a light coloured thobe (shirt) and an embroidered 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
Film Negative 35mm
Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī] - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region
Cultural Group
Bedouin Duru Mahamid
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
February 28 - March 10, 1950

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