Captured guns from Ali Musjid, Shergai Heights, 1878

John Burke

Captured guns from Ali Musjid, Shergai Heights, 1878
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40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

'Captured guns from Ali Musjid parked on Shergai Heights, General Appleyard and staff in the foreground', 1878.

Photograph by John Burke, 2nd Afghan War, 1878.

The Shargai Heights, situated in the Khyber Pass, were captured during the assault on the Afghan fortress of Ali Masjid by Lieutenant-General Sir Samuel Browne's Peshawar Valley Field Force on 21 November 1878. During the attack, Brigadier-General Frederick Appleyard commanded the 3rd Infantry Brigade. After securing the Khyber, the Field Force advanced towards Jalalabad.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
23899
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1955-04-39-21

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