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Half length portrait of Wilfred ...

 
Half length portrait of Wilfred ...
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Half length portrait of Wilfred Thesiger in Arab dress outside of Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain. Wilfred Thesiger sits leaning against a mud wall with one arm resting on his knee and a camel stick resting on his shoulder. Over his white thobe (shirt) he wears a khanjar (dagger) on a belt and a cartridge belt with leather suspenders. On his head he wears dark coloured headscarf topped with an 'agal (head rope).

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
 
2004.130.22798.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]; Al Muwaiji Fort [Qasr al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
 
European English
Photographer
 
Unknown
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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