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Close up portrait of a ...

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

Description

Close up portrait of a tribesman of the Junuba Bedouin, possibly a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, in Al Muwaiji near Al Muwaiji Fort in Al Ain oasis. A man with a large dark beard sits facing forward. He wears a plain thobe (shirt) and a headscarf. Behind him bare sand fills the background.

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
 
2004.130.22770.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City; Al Muwaiji [Al Muwaij'i]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Junuba
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 6-9, 1949

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