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Half-length standing portrait of Sheikh ...

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

Description

Half-length standing portrait of Sheikh Hazaa bin Sultan Al Nahyan outside Qasr Al Hosn fort in Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Hazaa bin Sultan Al Nahyan stands in front of two cannons outside the walls of Qasr Al Hosn fort. He wears a ghutra (headscarf) topped with agal (head ropes) and a waistcoat over his thobe (ankle-length shirt) under his a ceremonial bisht (robe).

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
 
2004.130.17655.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Abu Dhabi Region; Abu Dhabi City; Qasr Al Hosn Fort
Cultural Group
 
Arab
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 14 - April 1, 1948

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