Sons of Nowroz Khan With Attendants

Made:
c. 1878 in Afghanistan
maker:
John Burke

A photograph entitled 'Sons of Nowroz Khan With Attendants', taken by John Burke, c. 1878. The photograph shows a group of young Afghans, sons of a tribal ruler.

A photograph entitled 'Sons of Nowroz Khan With Attendants', taken by John Burke, c. 1878.

The photograph shows a group of young Afghans, sons of a tribal ruler.

The photograph was published in the album 'The Afghan War, Attogk to Jellalabad, Gandamak and Surkhab'.

John Burke recorded the evolution of British India in the late 19th Century, and accompanied the British Indian army on its advance into Afghanistan during the Second Afghan War of 1878-1879.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6040/7
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at The National Media Museum, Bradford