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Chromogenic print; copy of albumen silver print.
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John Burke, British, 1843(?)–1900Simon Norfolk, British, born Nigeria, 1963
Mackeson’s Bridge.Long trains of pack animals carried all the British supplies from India through the passes into Afghanistan. Up to 40,000 camels were employed. In fact, so many were requisitioned from northern India that is thought that their loss set back economic development in the region by decades.from the portfolio Burke + Norfolk: Photographs from the War in Afghanistan
- 1878, printed September 2011
- Chromogenic print
- Image: 11 7/16 × 14 15/16 in. (29 × 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.