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Guns, Captured at Ali Musjid.
Chromogenic print; copy of albumen silver print.
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John Burke, British, 1843(?)–1900Simon Norfolk, British, born Nigeria, 1963
Guns, Captured at Ali Musjid.Burke photographed lines of captured enemy matériel on several occasions. The pictures were popular back in the Imperial homeland, giving the impression the war was successful and therefore justified. Support faltered later in the campaign after battlefield setbacks and reports of savage reprisals.from the portfolio Burke + Norfolk: Photographs from the War in Afghanistan
- 1878, printed September 2011
- Chromogenic print
- Image: 11 5/16 × 14 15/16 in. (28.7 × 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.