Photographer: Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date of Photo: November 9-20, 1947
Continent: Asia
Geographical Area: Western Asia (Middle East and Near East)
Country: Yemen
Region/Place: Hadhramawt Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Ḩaḑramawt]; Wadi Hadhramawt [Wādī Ḩaḑramawt]; Shibam
Cultural Group: Arab
Format: Film Negative 35mm
Size: 35 mm
Acquisition: Wilfred Patrick Thesiger - Accepted as Art in Lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Pitt Rivers Museum, March 2004


View of palm trees growing around the walled city of Shibam.

Publications history

Publication - This image has been published in The Thesiger Collection: A Catalogue of Unique Photographs by Wilfred Thesiger (Dubai, 1991), p.13: 'Wadi Hadhramaut - 1948.' [PG 21/10/2008]