Landholders and labourers of Kabul, 1879.

Landholders and labourers of Kabul, 1879.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Landholders and labourers of Kabul, 1879.

Photograph by John Burke, 2nd Afghan War (1878-1880), 1879.

Burke took this photograph of agricultural workers and landowners, complete with their shovels, when he was with Major-General Frederick Roberts' Kabul Field Force which had first entered the city in October 1879. He remained with the soldiers, photographing the city and its diverse inhabitants, until the Field Force's departure in May 1880.

From a collection compiled by Surgeon Henry Walter Bellew.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
34262
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1957-07-14-33

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