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Half length portrait of the ...

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

Description

Half length portrait of the son of Yasir Bin Hamud, a member of Wilfred Thesiger's travelling party, taken at the southern end of Jabal Hafit (Jebel Hafeet) near Al Qabil. He is a young tribesman of the Junuba Bedouin, and stands with his hands on his hips facing towards the near left foreground. He wears a silver embossed khanjar (dagger) on a cartridge belt over his thobe (shirt) and an embroidered headscarf. In the distance behind him trees and bushes grow on a flat plain below Jabal Hafit (Jebel Hafeet), which rises in the far background.

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Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.22741.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Oman
Region
 
Al Buraimi Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at al Buraymī]; Jabal Hafit [Jebel Hafeet]; Al Qabil
Cultural Group
 
Bedouin Junuba
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
April 5-6, 1949

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