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Fort Bhutkhuk. 76

Photograph of soldiers posed in front of the
walls and bastions of the fortress at Butkhak in Afghanistan, taken
by John Burke, 1879-80. Butkhak is situated eight and a half miles
east of Kabul on the Gandamak road; during the Second Afghan War
(1878-80) it was used by British forces as a strong connecting
post.The photograph is part of a series of images forming the
Afghan War albums which provid…