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View of member of Wilfred ...

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

Description

View of member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party on a dune in near Umm az Zumul. In the central distance one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions (likely Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin) stands on the crest of a dune. He balances a rifle in a tasselled case on one shoulder, and holds a camel stick. Behind him the dune, dotted with small tufts of vegetation, rises to a peak in the far right distance.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22384.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Umm az Zamul - Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Umm az Zamul
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani?
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
February 6-9, 1949

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