Online Resources

Nearly 7000 of Thesiger's photographs, including all of his Arabian images, are now available to order as prints, in a wide variety of sizes, framed or unframed. Please visit

All requests for image licensing from the Thesiger collection should be addressed to

Researchers wishing to view the rest of the Thesiger collection, should do so via the Museum's online catalogue of photographs, searching for 'thesiger' as photographer, along with a country search term, for instance.

Further Resources

Wilfred Thesiger's diaries and letters are held by Eton College Library.

BBC audio slideshow produced to coincide with the Pitt Rivers Museum's centenary exhibition Wilfred Thesiger in Africa, as well as the Radio 4 programme Thesiger at 100 (produced by Alyn Shipton):