Chromogenic print; copy of albumen silver print.


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Artist
John Burke, British, 1843(?)–1900
Simon Norfolk, British, born Nigeria, 1963
Title
Khan of Lalpura and Followers with Political Officer.
At the back of this picture, hard to distinguish in his turban, is the British Political Officer Robert Warburton. With an Afghan mother and British father, and a fluent speaker of Pashto, he enjoyed a long, distinguished military career.
from the series Burke + Norfolk: Photographs from the War in Afghanistan
Date
1878, printed September 2011
Medium
Chromogenic print
Dimensions
Image: 11 1/4 × 14 15/16 in. (28.5 × 38 cm) Sheet: 15 × 20 in. (38.1 × 50.8 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Morris Weiner

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
2016.224.66
Classification
Photographs
Provenance

The artist; [Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, California]; purchased by Morris Weiner, Houston, 2012; given to MFAH, 2016.