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General View from Ali Musjid, looking back towards Peshawur, showing the whole of the Khyber and country operated over by the Troops

Object Details

Title:

General View from Ali Musjid, looking back towards Peshawur, showing the whole of the Khyber and country operated over by the Troops

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.1277.15

Dimensions:

18.1 × 31.2 cm (7 1/8 × 12 5/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of a camp and river in a valley from above. The camp consists of rows of white tents pitched beside the river. Mountains are visible in the distance.