Monday, March 17, 2014

Over the Top!

 Bellam Prow
Image © Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford
This bellam stern was photographed in 1956 by WIlfred Thesiger, whose widely-read book The Marsh Arabs, still in print, first captured European imagination in that decade, Click the image to see more of his wonderful photographs, curated by the Pitt-Rivers Museum. #cmarsh