Khyber Chiefs and Khans with Captain Tucker, Political Officer

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

A photograph entitled 'Khyber Chiefs and Khans with Captain Tucker, Political Officer', taken by John Burke, c. 1878. The photograph shows a group of Afghan chieftains sitting beneath the walls of a fort, in the centre of the group sits a British political officer, Captain Tucker.

A photograph entitled 'Khyber Chiefs and Khans with Captain Tucker, Political Officer', taken by John Burke, c. 1878.

The photograph shows a group of Afghan chieftains sitting beneath the walls of a fort, in the centre of the group sits a British political officer, Captain Tucker.

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:
1990-5036/6040/16
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at The National Media Museum, Bradford