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Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing the valley of the Khaisar River, full of tamarisk trees, between rugged mountain ridges. There are two horsemen in the left foreground.
Place, date
Near Galangur, September 27, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 001
Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing an endless column of camels, mules and donkeys, disappearing in the desert. In the left foreground a group of six military horsemen and two dogs, a greyhound and a bulldog, are approaching the column.
Place, date
Nushki, September 29 to October 1, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 002
Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing a group of six camels at the foot of the slope of a sand dune. There is a group of five Baluch camel drivers in the left foreground. A ridge of mountains faded in the background.
Place, date
Zahro, October 3 to 5, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 003
Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing groups of camels between rolling sandhills. In the background chains of bare, dark mountains.
Place, date
Kani, October 4 to 6, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 004
Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing two Anglo-Indian horsemen of the Bengal Lancers, arriving from the desert at a formation of bare rocks, where two fakirs in rags are standing. In the background a column is approaching.
Place, date
Safia, October 7 to 9, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 005
Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing the faded image of a lonely Bengal Lancer walking beside his horse on top of a sand-hill, casting a long shadow at sunset. In the valley below are some other horsemen. In the background to the west two dominant mountains.
Place, date
Near Galichah, October 12 to 14, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 006
Sepia/purple-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing some camels at the shore of a water reservoir. In the left background some British army tents. In the right foreground a fakir, sitting beside a heap of firewood, talking to an Indian soldier of the Punjab Infantry.
Place, date
Chaman Khan Band, October 1 to 4, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 007
Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing the crenellated wall of the ziyarat, behind a low, circular mud wall, which can be clearly recognised in the Google Earth satellite picture. Long poles with flattering coloured rags are planted beside the holy grave. Outside the wall a single grave, adorned with glittering alabaster. Behind it the same heap of wood, decorated with ibex-horns, as shown on the photograph.
Place, date
Ziyarat-e Shah Ismail, October 8 to 10, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 008
Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing an endless column, disappearing in a cloud of dust, marching through a pass between rugged mountains.In the right foreground two men are keeping up one of the bonfires leading the column through the night. In the left corner of the foreground two mounted soldiers of the flanking party.The 1.300 camels and 100 mules form a column of about 5 km total length.
Place, date
Kahanuk Pass, October 6 to 9, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 009
Sepia-toned photo-lithograph of a wash sketch, showing a group of people on the bank of the meandering Helmand River, covered with tamarisk trees and thicket. The horseman may belong to the Bengal Lancers, the soldier standing at the centre is from the Punjab Infantry, on the right a camp-follower, probably preparing some tea or food on a fire.
Place, date
Khwaja Ali, October 14 to 18, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ELD Sketches, 001 to 053
ELD 010