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Gap Between Upper Bala-Hissar And Bala-Burj, Looking Toward Beni-Hissar
Chromogenic print; copy of albumen silver print.
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John Burke, British, 1843(?)–1900Simon Norfolk, British, born Nigeria, 1963
Gap Between Upper Bala-Hissar And Bala-Burj, Looking Toward Beni-HissarThe Bala Hissar is the citadel that straddles Kabul to this day. In Burke’s time it was part fortress, part palace. Home to a small town of courtiers and servants, it also housed the British Embassy forced on the Afghans after the Treaty of Gandamak.from the portfolio Burke + Norfolk: Photographs from the War in Afghanistan
- 1878–1880, printed September 2011
- Chromogenic print
- Image: 9 7/8 × 15 in. (25.1 × 38.1 cm) Sheet: 15 × 20 in. (38.1 × 50.8 cm)
- Credit Line
Gift of Morris Weiner
- Current Location
- Not on view
- Accession Number
The artist; [Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, California]; purchased by Morris Weiner, Houston, 2012; given to MFAH, 2016.