The River gorge, two miles from Bassaule Camp

John Burke1878

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the river, divided into three segments by two rocky sandbanks. The shore on the left has a cluster of trees. Mountains are visible on both sides of the water and in the distance.


  • Title: The River gorge, two miles from Bassaule Camp
  • Creator: John Burke
  • Date Created: 1878
  • Location Created: Afghanistan
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.8 × 31.7 cm (7 × 12 1/2 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.1277.52
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: John Burke (Irish, about 1843 - 1900)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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