Earthquake damage to fortifications, seen from the west, Jalal-Kut, Afghanistan. Coloured lithographs by W.L. Walton, c. 1850.

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Series shows the fortifications at Jalal-Kut, formerly Jalalabad, Afghanistan, during a siege when it was held under the command of Sir Robert Henry Sale (1782-1845). The damage to the fortifications caused by earthquakes on 19 February 1842 is also shown. Dictionary of National Biography, London 1909, vol. 17, pp. 670-678

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2 prints : lithographs with two tint plates, with watercolour

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(pencil) Jellalabad west face No. 5

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Earthquake damage to fortifications, seen from the west, Jalal-Kut, Afghanistan. Coloured lithographs by W.L. Walton, c. 1850.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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