Kutchi (Gypsy) Village Near Dacca

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

A photograph entitled 'Kutchi (Gypsy) Village near Dacca', taken by John Burke. The photograph shows the small village near Dacca, or Dakka. A group of locals, described in the title as gypsies, sit in the foreground on the left, with two Indian soldiers standing guard on the right.

A photograph entitled 'Kutchi (Gypsy) Village near Dacca', taken by John Burke.

The photograph shows the small village near Dacca, or Dakka. A group of locals, described in the title as gypsies, sit in the foreground on the left, with two Indian soldiers standing guard on the right.

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:
1990-5036/6040/13
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at The National Media Museum, Bradford