Shadi Bagiar Entrance to Khyber Pass

Made:
c. 1878 in Khyber Pass
maker:
John Burke

A photograph entitled 'Shadi Bagiar Entrance to Khyber Pass', taken by John Burke, c. 1878. The photograph shows a camel train at the entrance to the Khyber pass at Shadi Bagiar.

A photograph entitled 'Shadi Bagiar Entrance to Khyber Pass', taken by John Burke, c. 1878.

The photograph shows a camel train at the entrance to the Khyber pass at Shadi Bagiar. The Khyber Pass is the most important pass between Afghanistan and India.

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:
1990-5036/6040/12
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at The National Media Museum, Bradford