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Close up portrait of Huaishil ...

 
Close up portrait of Huaishil ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

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
 
2004.130.25531.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī] - Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Duru Mahamid
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
February 28 - March 10, 1950

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