Royal Falcons

[Bahrain - Falconry]. Original press photo (vintage).

Bahrein, 1973.

294 x 203 mm.


Captioned on the reverse: "Royal Falcons. Falcons belonging to the Amir of Bahrein perch on royal falconers' wrists at a racetrack near Rifaa al Gharbi. Between races pigeons and doves are released for the falcons to hunt down in a swift and violent chase over the heads of the crowd." - Slight wrinkling to edges, but well preserved.