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 a ruined building in the city of Ad Dali‘. On the left a little boy stands beside a stone building. In the foreground a man towards a ruined stone building on the right, which has low walls and a wooden door but no roof. In the background a stone watchtower stands at the edge of the city, opposite a large mosque sitting in the right background.
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]