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Amir Muhammad Yakub Khan (1849-1923) 
Albumen print 
21.8 x 17.4 cm (image) 
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2702061 
Portrait of the Emir of Afghanistan, who is seated in a chair. He wears a ceremonial military uniform with pith helmet and holds a sword in his left hand. He was Emir for nine months in 1879 after the death of his father Sher Ali Khan in February 1879.
Photograph in album presented by the Earl of Lytton (1831-91), Viceroy of India to Queen Victoria in 1880 

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