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Half length portrait of a ...

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

Description

Half length portrait of a boy of the Duru Bedouin taken near Wadi Samhan. The boy sits in the sand looking forward, holding one hand in front of his mouth. He wears a patterned ghutra (headscarf) tied around his head and a light coloured thobe (shirt).

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
 
2004.130.25444.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Ad Dhahirah Region [Minţaqat az̧ Z̧āhirah]; Wadi Samhan
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Duru
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
January 12 - February 3, 1950

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