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Portrait of two palm leaf ...

Portrait of two palm leaf ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


Portrait of two palm leaf traders at an open air market in the city of Sabya. In the foreground a man and a boy are surrounded by bunches of palm frond leaves stacked in bundles on the ground. Behind them a number of men and women mill amongst palm leaf traders in the market.

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
Saudi Arabia
Jizan Province [Minţaqat Jīzān]; Sabya
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
June 11-13, 1945

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