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Gorge in the Landi Kotal Pass.

Photograph of a steep gorge at Landi Kotal at the
western end of the Khyber Pass, taken by John Burke in 1878. Burke
accompanied the Peshawar Valley Field Force, one of three British
Anglo-Indian army columns deployed in the Second Afghan War
(1878-80), despite being rejected for the role of official
photographer. He financed his trip by advance sales of his
photographs 'illustrating the advance f…