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John Burke 
Ali Musjid and surroundings, from left of enemy's position on Rotass, looking down on fort, showing ascent with river below 
Albumen print 
24.1 x 29.1 cm (image) 
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2702077 
Photograph of a topographical view of Ali Masjid, with the fort in the centre, on top of a steep hill, with other, taller, hills behind. A few tents and marquee can be seen on the ground by the river, by a stone edifice. The Second Afghan War (1878-80) took place in this area. John Burke was an unofficial photographer who was travelling with the Peshawar Valley Field Force, during that time.
Photograph in album presented by the Earl of Lytton (1831-91), Viceroy of India to Queen Victoria in 1880 

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