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View of three members of ...

View of three members of ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of three members of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party trekking in the Al Dhafra sands, north-west of Liwa oasis. In the left foreground a tall scraggly bush grows on a stretch of flat sand. Just beyond three of Wilfred Thesiger's Rashid Bedouin companions, two of whom are carrying rifles, walk into the distance followed by four of the party's camels. Warad, the party's saluki dog, walks along beside the men. A few large bushes grow in the sand. In the distance low rolling dunes continue into the horizon below a cloudless sky. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's journey from Al Ain to Liwa oasis, Al Dhafra and Baynunah sands in November and December 1948.

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
 
2004.130.22047.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Al Dhafra
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 30 - December 4, 1948

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