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Afghanistan -- In art

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Caubul" watercolor painting, 1870

 Item — Folder 2016-042
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.
Dates: 1870

"City and Fortress of Cabul" watercolor and ink drawing, 1846

 Item — Folder 2016-042
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 Kabul...
Dates: 1846