Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Afghan Warriors ,1895 [Fred Bremner]




Afghan Warriors (1895), Fred Bremner set up his studio in Karachi and another in Quetta, the growing capital of the province of Baluchistan, he travelled across the province, following the newly laid railway tracks, to the very north-western edge of British India, on the border of Afghanistan. In his memoir he wrote of his encounters there: "There is nothing the Baluchi and Afghans value more than to be armed with a gun". (shown with jezail matchlock rifle, blunderbuss, shield and pulwar sword)