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
Portrait of two men at a suq (market) in the city of Ad Dali‘. Two men stand in the foreground next to a saddled animal. On the left a number of donkeys stand by a stone wall, while behind the men traders and shoppers fill the dirt streets.
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]