The above common photo is wrongly attributed to be Faqir of Ipi. According to Jahangir Khan Sikandari (a historian from Bannu who has written a book on Faqir of Ipi), the above photo is of Shami Pir. The photo of Faqir of Ipi which is verified as authentic by local historians of Waziristan, are the following ones.
Another authentic photo of Faqir of Ipi, dug out by Dr.Nafees Ur Rehman from a magazine of Afghanistan:
Another photo which is wrongly attributed to be of Faqir of Ipi, is the following one :
The above Photo is actually of a Khogiani tribesman from series of photographs titled “The tribes on our frontier” circa 1880.