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Dr. James Atkinson – Sketches in Afghanistan
This page represents most of our collection of original Antique prints of Afghanistan. Please click on an image to see it in high-resolution, with details of the work itself. For enquiries and purchases, please do contact us.
Kandahar: View of the ruins of the Pul-I-Malun bridge over the Hari river. After Major Thomas Holdrich, RE. Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Flag of the Emirate and Kingdom of Afghanistan under King Amanullah.
Khyber Pass: Fort of Ali Musjid captured by Lt. Gen. Sir Samuel Browne. Second Anglo-Afghanistan War.
Tobogganing at Kabul: Officers tobogganing. Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Helmund Valley looking north: Showing the castle and town of Girishk and the ferry at Abbaza after a sketch by Maj.-General Biddulph commander of Quetta Field Force during the Second Anglo-Afghanistan war.
Bamiyan: View of the first and principal statue of Buddha. After Captain Philip Maitland Afghan Boundary Commission.
Solan Pass: Eight views of Solan Pass, Kandahar, Gundava, Goondan, Kelat, Kullan Goti and Quetta.
Kabul: View of the city from the cemetery at Kaga Suffa.
Balochistan: Bolan Pass. The Indus Army entering the Hindu Kush mountain range with the Baluchi firing upon them. First Anglo-Afghanistan War.
Bamiyan: View of the second Buddha and caves, with detail of the fourth and second statue, and niche painting.
Battle of Kabul: Chardeh Valley. British Cavalry charging the Afghans in order to cover the retreat of the artillery. Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Helmund Valley south of Abbaza: Bird’s eye view after a sketch by Maj. General Biddulph commander of Quetta Field Force during the Second Anglo-Afghanistan war.
Kabul: Cricket at the court of the Amir Habibullah Khan.
Khorassan: View of the Islamic, Buddhist and Zoroastran ruins at Balkh. After Jules Laurens.
Jellalabad: Panoramic view from Piper’s Hill of the military outpost. Second Anglo Afghan War.
Kabul: View from the hill above the British Camp. With key to positions. Second Anglo-Afghan War.