Wilfred Patrick ThesigerDate of Photo:
October 5, 1945Continent:
Western Asia (Middle East and Near East)Country:
Ad Dali‘ Governorate [Muḩāfaz̧at Aḑ Ḑali‘]; Ad Dali‘ [Aḑ Ḑali‘]Cultural Group:
Film Negative 35mmSize:
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger - Accepted as Art in Lieu of Inheritance Tax by H.M. Government and allocated to the Pitt Rivers Museum, March 2004
Group portrait of six Jewish boys at Ad Dali‘ suq (market). Six Jewish boys stand together in front of a stone wall. The boy at the centre is wearing a metal collar that is typically worn by Jewish men in this region. The boy second from the right is wearing a leather necklace with two leather prayer amulets.
Research Notes - 'I arrived in Aden at the end of September 1945, visited the mountains along the Yemen frontier, and on October 15th flew to Salala, the capital of Dhaufar.' Wilfred Thesiger, pp. 29, Arabian Sands (London, 1959). [AK 26/05/2011]