Lieut General Sir S J Browne and Staff

Made:
1879-05 in Gandamak
maker:
John Burke

A photograph entitled 'Lieut General Sir S J Browne and Staff', taken by John Burke in May 1879. The photograph shows Lieutenant-General Sir Samuel James Browne (1824-1901) with his staff at his headquarters in Gandamak, Afghanistan.

A photograph entitled 'Lieut General Sir S J Browne and Staff', taken by John Burke in May 1879.

The photograph shows Lieutenant-General Sir Samuel James Browne (1824-1901) with his staff at his headquarters in Gandamak, Afghanistan. As Commander of the Peshawar Field Force, Browne captured the fort of Ali Masjid during the opening battle of the Second Afghan War in November 1878.

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

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1990-5036/6040/17
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at The National Media Museum, Bradford

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