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Dr. James Atkinson – Sketches in Afghanistan
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View looking southwest from Heri-rud to the Masulla. After Captain William Peacocke, RE, survey engineer to General Tytler. Second Anglo-Afghan War.
City view from ancient Balar Hissar fortress. Koh-e Shirdarwaza Mountains in background.
Tobogganing at Kabul: Officers and soldiers on the slopes.
Kabul: View of the city from the cemetery at Kaga Suffa.
Helmund Valley south of Abbaza: Birds eye view after a sketch by Maj.-General Biddulph commander of Quetta Field Force during the Second Anglo-Afghanistan war.
Kabul: View of the city from Be-Maroo Hill with British military quarters in the background.
Khyber Pass: Fort of Ali Musjid captured by Lt. Gen. Sir Samuel Browne. Second Anglo-Afghanistan 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.
Kabul: View from the hill above the British Camp.
Kabul: View of the city and the Balla Hissar from the Citadel at Shirdarwaza.
Balkh, Khorassan: View of the Islamic, Buddhist and Zoroastran ruins. After Jules Laurens.
Bolan Pass, Balochistan: The Indus Army entering the Hindu Kush mountain range with the Baluchi firing upon them. First 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.
Bamiyan Valley: View of the 4th and 5th century sandstone Gautum Buddhas dynamited in 2001.
Cricket at Kabul: The Amir and Princes playing a match.