Earthquake damage to fortifications, with snow-covered mountains, Jalal-Kut, Afghanistan. Coloured lithographs, c. 1850.

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(facsimile handwriting) : Throughout the whole of the plates representing the Defences of Jellalabad, the lines marked AB represent the walls in the state I found them, and the lines marked CD shew the additions which were made to the Fortifications whilst the red line indicates the portions thrown down by the earthquake .. W. Sale - Colnl .. 13th Light Infantry ; (pencil) : Jellalabad No. 2.


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