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John Burke 
General Sir Samuel Browne and staff, Pesahawar Valley Field Force 
Albumen print 
20.4 x 29.6 cm (image) 
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2501356 
Photograph of a group portrait of the Peshawar Valley Field Force.
Back row (left to right): (unidentified); (unidentified); Major John Slade; (unidentified); (unidentified) and Brigadier General John Doran.
Front row, left to right are: Lieutenant Gilbert Hamilton; (unidentified); Colonel Charles Macgregor; Lieutenant General Sir Samuel Browne (1824-1901) VC, Commander of the Peshawar Valley Field Force; Brigadier-General Frederick Ernest Appleyard (1829-1911); Brigadier-General Sir Herbert Macpherson (1827-86) VC; Brigadier-General Charles Gough VC and Brigadier-General John Adams Tytler (1825-80) and (unidentified). There is a wooden structure with a straw roof standing on the left and a camp in the background.
The photographer John Burke travelled with the Peshawar Valley Field Force during the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-80), one of a series of conflicts between Britain and Russia over control of Afghanistan. His images from the war capture landscapes, key strategic sites and soldiers involved in the conflict.
From the collection of King Edward VII when Prince of Wales 

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