Coronavirus (COVID-19) While museums are closed, the Pitt Rivers Museum prints site is fully operational and we have added an FAQ page here.

Portrait of an African slave ...

Portrait of an African slave ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Portrait of an African slave boy on Shindagha beach in Dubai. A boy wearing a light coloured thobe (shirt) and a ghutra (headscarf) leans on his elbows on the gunwale of a small wooden boat beached on the shore. Behind him a tide line of seaweed lies in the sand.

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
 
2004.130.25299.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Dubai Emirate; Dubai City; Shindagha Beach
Cultural Group
 
African
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
November 25-30, 1949

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

buy a print

Select print type
 
Select size
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas