Amir Dost Mahomed Khan.
Lithograph on india. Sheet 222 x 146mm. 8¾ x 5¾".
Amir Dost Mohammad Khan (1793-1863) ruled as King of Afghanistan twice, firstly from 1826 to 1839 and then again from 1843 to 1863. During the first Anglo-Afghan War he surrendered himself to the British and was sent to India. After his son lead the battle that defeated the British, he returned to power and captured Kandahar in 1855 and Herat in 1863.
See Ref: 20777 for predescessor.
[Ref: 20776] £95.00