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View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's party trekking through Al Khatam sands south of Al Ain, on their journey towards Al Humrah sands. In the left foreground one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions walks past a bare tree sits in the sand, holding a camel's neck rope. Further beyond, two men lead camels up the slope of a low dune on foot. Further along another man rides his camel into the distance. In the far background low rolling dunes stretch out across the horizon.

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
 
2004.130.22291.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Khatam
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 28 - February 7, 1949

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