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View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...

View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling ...
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

View of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party crossing high dunes in Liwa oasis. The party, made up of tribesmen of the Bayt Imani lineage of Rashid Bedouin, rides camels along the side of a dune slope dotted with small tufts of vegetation. Baggage camels follow along behind their mounts. At the far right, a man fixes baggage on a couched camel. In the far left distance, a man, likely a local villager, walks a camel and a small black goat towards distant dunes ahead of Wilfred Thesiger's party.

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
 
2004.130.17734.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Gharbia Region; Liwa
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid Bayt Imani
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
March 5-7, 1948

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