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The Amir Yakub Khan, General Daod Shah, Habeebula Moustafi with Major Cavagnari C.S.I and Mr Jenkyns.
Chromogenic print; copy of albumen silver print.
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John Burke, British, 1843(?)–1900Simon Norfolk, British, born Nigeria, 1963
The Amir Yakub Khan, General Daod Shah, Habeebula Moustafi with Major Cavagnari C.S.I and Mr Jenkyns.Proud and imperious, Cavagnari was chosen by the British as their envoy in Kabul knowing his arrogance would soon produce a casus belli. Within four months an angry crowd destroyed the Emabssy and Cavagnari and Jenkyns were dead.from the portfolio Burke + Norfolk: Photographs from the War in Afghanistan
- 1879, printed September 2011
- Chromogenic print
- Image: 9 × 14 15/16 in. (22.9 × 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.