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Group. The Amir Yakub Khan and sirdars of Kabul [Safed Sang].

Photograph featuring Yakub Khan, the Amir of
Afghanistan, seated in the centre, and his officers, taken in May
1879 by John Burke at Safed Sang in Afghanistan. The six foot tall
Daoud Shah, from the Ghilzai tribe, his commander-in-chief, sits at
the Amir's right. To the Amir's left is Habibullah Khan, the
moustafi or prime minister. Burke accompanied British forces into
Afghanistan in 1878 and cov…