View of Wilfred Thesiger's sailing companions aboard a dhow (sailboat) in the Abu Dhabi islands. A number of men and boys rest in a sailing boat. At the left, a man sits leaning against the side of the boat. A young boy wearing a large check patterned headscarf sits in the centre, surrounded by men who are resting and chatting. At the rear, on man in a plaid loincloth is leaning over the back of the boat. This image was taken during Wilfred Thesiger's week and a half long sailing trip around the Abu Dhabi Islands with Sheikh Hazaa bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Nahyan and their retainers in March 1948.
Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.