Sartor faqir (سر تور فقير)

  “Mad Mullah” haranguing Pashtun tribesmen in the Swat valley, 1897. “His standard bears the same insignia as did of Umra Khan in the Chitral campaign, namely a blood-red hand upon a green field”.  From “London Illustrated News”, 18th September 1897.  Artist : Sydney Prior Hall Source

Usman Khan (Shah Shuja’s Wazir)

Sketch of Usman Khan (a Kamran Khel Saddozai), from London Illustrated News, dated to December 18, 1858.  Usman Khan served as Grand Wazir of Shah Shuja in 1840-1842. He fled to Peshawar after the Anglo-Afghan war and joined the British. He fought on the side of British in Second Anglo-Sikh war (1848-1849) and was stationed … Read more