Major Cavagnari

Made:
1879-01 in Gandamak
maker:
John Burke

A photograph entitled 'Major Cavagnari', taken by John Burke in 1879. The photograph shows Major Sir Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnari (1841-1879) during discussions at Gandamak with local Afghans.

A photograph entitled 'Major Cavagnari', taken by John Burke in 1879.

The photograph shows Major Sir Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnari (1841-1879) during discussions at Gandamak with local Afghans.

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:
1990-5036/6040/21
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
The Kodak Collection at The National Media Museum, Bradford