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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 herds boy of the Rashid Bedouin in the sands near Al Ain. The boy sits in the sand, looking towards the near right. A few flies gather on his head. He wears a plain ghutra (headscarf) tied around his head and neck and a 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
 
2004.130.25325.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
United Arab Emirates
Region
 
Abu Dhabi Emirate; Al Ain Region; Al Ain City
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Rashid
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
December 1, 1949 - January 12, 1950

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