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
View of people at a suq (market) in the city of Ad Dali‘. People walk through a crowded street lined with market traders sitting at makeshift stalls. On the far left loaves of flat bread are lined against one of the stone buildings that line either side of the street. On the left a man stands in the midst of his merchandise.
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]