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Dr. James Atkinson – Sketches in Afghanistan
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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 second Buddha and caves, with detail of the fourth and second statue, and niche painting.
Kabul: View of the city from the cemetery at Kaga Suffa.
Balkh, Khorassan: View of the Islamic, Buddhist and Zoroastran ruins. After Jules Laurens.
Khosan: Bridge over the Harirud (Hari) River.
Bolan Pass, Balochistan: The Indus Army entering the Hindu Kush mountain range with the Baluchi firing upon them. First Anglo-Afghanistan War.
Khyber Pass: Fort of Ali Musjid captured by Lt. Gen. Sir Samuel Browne. Second Anglo-Afghanistan War.
Kabul: Cricket at the court of the Amir Habibullah Khan.
Tobogganing at Kabul: Officers tobogganing. 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.
Battle of Kabul: Chardeh Valley: British Cavalry charging the Afghans in order to cover the retreat of the artillery. Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Kabul: View of the city from Be-Maroo Hill with British military quarters in the background.
Jellalabad: Panoramic view from Piper’s Hill of the military outpost. Second Anglo Afghan War.
Lataband Pass: View of the Valley of the Shadow of Death.
Kandahar: Panoramic view of the city’s interior.
Bamiyan: View of the first and principal statue of Buddha. After Captain Philip Maitland Afghan Boundary Commission.
Kandahar: Temple of Amid Shah.
Herat: Panoramic view from the citadel.
Solan Pass: Eight view of Solan Pass, Kandahar, Gundava, Goondan, Kelat, Kullan Goti and Quetta.
Kabul: View from the hill above the British Camp. With key to positions. Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Flag of the Emirate and Kingdom of Afghanistan under King Amanullah.
Kabul: View of the city the ancient Balar Hissar fortress looking towards the Koh-e Shirdarwaza Mountains.
Kabul: View of the Bazaar in the fruit season. After Benjamin Clayton.