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View of dhows (sailboats) in ...

View of dhows (sailboats) in ...
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm


View of dhows (sailboats) in Dubai Creek. In the left foreground a boy sits on a pile of coral lying in shallow water. In the distance beyond a dhow (sailboat) sails up Dubai Creek, On the right three men standing on the deck of a small, heavily loaded dhow use punt poles to push their boat away from shore. On the far bank one and two storey buildings line the shore.

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

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Film Negative 35mm
United Arab Emirates
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Dubai Creek
Cultural Group
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
April 9 - 24, 1949

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