Dost Mohammad (1793-1863)
Size: 19.4 x 14.4 in (49.3 x 36.6 cm)
Date of printing: 1880s-1890s
Amir Dost Mohammad Khan Barakzai was one of the prominent rulers of Afghanistan. During the Anglo Sikh war he supported the Sikhs and even sent a contingent of 1500 horses to Chatar Singh, the leader of Sikh resistance against the British. However later he reversed his former policy by concluding an offensive & defensive alliance with the British government. However after his defeat in 1849 war, he led his troops back to Afghanistan.