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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Afghanistan Art and Ephemera Collection
The Afghanistan Art and Ephemera Collection includes a variety of artworks, photographs, and ephemera that are from, depicting, or otherwise related to Afghanistan. See the individual components in this finding aid for details.
"Caubul" watercolor painting, 1870
Item — Folder 1
Scope and Contents
A circa 1870 unsigned watercolor view of Kabul, Afghanistan with the Hindu Kush Mountains in the background. The title on the verso is "Caubul." The watercolor on paper is approximately 16x21.5 cm / 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches.
Christmas Letter of Peg and Bill L. Ryan
Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0002
Content Description The 1962 Christmas letter of Peg and Bill Ryan prepared and printed for friends and family members recounts their activities in the months before and just after moving to Kabul, Afghanistan. The couple moved to Kabul from Panama when Bill Ryan accepted a human resources position with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Peg Ryan became an 8th grade teacher at the International School in Kabul. The Ryans arrived in Kabul in August 1962 and their letter includes...
"City and Fortress of Cabul" watercolor and ink drawing, 1846
Item — Folder 1
Scope and Contents A circa 1845 ink and watercolor drawing on paper for the lithograph plate "City and Fortress of Cabul" in Sir Robert Sale's "The Defence of Jellalabad" (London, lith. By W.L. Walton, ca. 1846). The view shows Afghani soldiers camping under the massive walls of the ancient Bala Hissar fortress, with Kabul city and River in the background. The soldiers are having a rest, talking leisurely at a camp fire, with a camel laying nearby and two soldiers on guard looking over the approaches to the...