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[Desert camp]

Object Details

Title:

[Desert camp]

Artist/Maker:

John Burke (Irish, about 1843 - 1900)

Culture:

British

Place:

Afghanistan (Place Created)

Date:

1878 - 1879

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.1277.9

Dimensions:

17.7 × 30.6 cm (6 15/16 × 12 1/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of camp set up in a desert valley. Multiple white tents are pitched throughout the valley. Camels are tethered near the tents.