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Dr. James Atkinson – Sketches in Afghanistan
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Kabul: Cricket at the court of the Amir Habibullah Khan.
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.
Balochistan: Koojak Pass. The Third Descent of the Army of the Indus. First Anglo-Afghanistan War.
Khyber Pass: Fort of Ali Musjid captured by Lt. Gen. Sir Samuel Browne. Second Anglo-Afghanistan War.
Jellalabad: Panoramic view from Piper’s Hill of the military outpost. 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.
Khyber Pass: Panoramic view from Murree with key. With nine views of the Bugti Hills and landing stages on the Indus.
Bamiyan: View of the second Buddha and caves, with detail of the fourth and second statue, and niche painting.
Khorassan: View of the Islamic, Buddhist and Zoroastran ruins at Balkh. After Jules Laurens.
Balochistan: Koojak Pass. Entrance from Parush to the pass between Quetta and Chaman.
Battle of Kabul: Chardeh Valley. British Cavalry charging the Afghans in order to cover the retreat of the artillery. Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Bamiyan: View of the first and principal statue of Buddha. After Captain Philip Maitland Afghan Boundary Commission.
Kandahar: View of an encampment with the city in the distance. First Anglo-Afghanistan War.
Kandahar: View of the ruins of the Pul-I-Malun bridge over the Hari river. After Major Thomas Holdrich, RE. Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Balochistan: Koojak Pass. Troops Emerging from the narrow part of the Defile. First Anglo-Afghanistan War.
Solan Pass: Eight views of Solan Pass, Kandahar, Gundava, Goondan, Kelat, Kullan Goti and Quetta.
Koojak Pass, Balochistan: The first of three descents by the British Army of the Indus through the perilous pass. First Anglo Afghanistan War:
Cabul: Double panorama with key to the Catonments and environs of the city.
Balochistan: Siri Kajoor Pass. British soldiers above Baluchis preparing an ambush. First Anglo-Afghanistan War.