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Standing full length portrait of ...

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

Description

Standing full length portrait of Salim bin Kabina, one of Wilfred Thesiger's Bedouin companions, in the area west of the Hamrat ad Duru region. Salim bin Kabina, a tribesman of the Bayt Imani lineage of the Rashid Bedouin, stands holding a rifle in one hand. He wears a khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt over his thobe (long shirt), and a tied headscarf. Behind him large trees grow in sandy soil.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.25578.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Ad Dakhiliyah Region [Al Minţaqah ad Dākhilīyah]; Hamrat ad Duru [Ḩamrat ad Durū‘]
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
February 28 - March 10, 1950

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