Friday, April 24, 2015

Mir Safdar Ali Khan

Mir Safdar Ali Khan as a poor man in exile in Kucha, Sinkiang. He fled to Sinkiang when the British invaded Hunza-Nagar. He was the Mir/Tham (ruler) of Hunza from 1886-1892, he was born in 1865 and died in 1930. Photograph taken by Col. Reginald Schomberg probably in 1928.
Courtesy of Robert Wright & Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford University.