image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Prison Sketches. Comprising portraits of the Cabul prisoners, and other subjects

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From the Collection

Additional makers

Print maker - Lowes Cato Dickinson

Description

Scene in the courtyard of a fort in which General Elphinston died, with two men wearing turbans and Middle Eastern costume seated in foreground at right on a veranda; other figures seated and standing near a palm tree behind, and beside two camels at left; tower in background; image mounted on card; after Eyre. Lithograph with hand-colouring.

Inscription

Inscribed in pen and blue ink at lower right corner of card with 'The fort in which General Elphinston died'.

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Image Credit

image © Trustees of the British Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Kabul, Afghanistan

Country

Medium