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The Family of the Dost.
Chromogenic print; copy of albumen silver print.
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John Burke, British, 1843(?)–1900Simon Norfolk, British, born Nigeria, 1963
The Family of the Dost.The influence of Dost Mohammed, Amir of Afghanistan for four decades, towered over relations with the British. Up to his death in 1863, he forged a sense of Afghan unity whilst guiding a difficult path between British and Russian imperial expansionism and frequent provocations by both of them.from the portfolio Burke + Norfolk: Photographs from the War in Afghanistan
- 1879, printed September 2011
- Chromogenic print
- Image: 8 1/16 × 14 15/16 in. (20.4 × 38 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.