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Probably a view of the western entrance to the shrine.
Place, date
Gazergah, May, 1885
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 108
Probably a distant view of the city of Herat.
Place, date
Gazergah, May, 1885
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 109
General view of the ABC camping ground at Chaharshamba. Several army tents are mingled with kibitkas. Several picketed horses covered with blankets are visible. A thin layer of snow covers the muddy ground. In the foreground a group of people is sitting close together at a camp fire. Behind them, between two kibitkas, a mile-measuring machine is slightly visible. In the background the snow-covered ridge of the Band-e Turkistan.
Place, date
Chaharshamba, Winter, 1885-86
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 110
A group of nine men clad in padded coats (chapan) and lambskin hats sitting and standing with seven two-humped Bactrian camels, which were used for the transportation of the luggage of the ABC. Two of the camels are wearing headdresses and large brass bells. The camel in the middle is additionally decorated with adornments around its knees. Three men are holding wooden sticks in their hands.
Place, date
Chaharshamba, Winter, 1885-86
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 111
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Place, date
Chaharshamba, Winter, 1885-86
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 112
View of the sulcated structure of the western flank of the table mountain, bordering the Zulfikar Pass. Behind the ridge the crest of another mountain range is visible. In the foreground grow some shrubs on even ground. On the right side the meandering Hari rud River is visible. This photograph was most probably taken by Dr. Charles Owen, mentioned as No. 2 in his diary.
Place, date
Zulfikar, November 10, 1885
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 113
Presumably: View of the western flank of the table mountain, bordering the entrance to the Zulfikar Pass. This photograph was most probably taken by Dr. Charles Owen, mentioned as No. 1 in his diary.
Place, date
Zulfikar, 1885
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 114
Presumably: View of the western flank of the table mountain, bordering the entrance to the Zulfikar Pass. This photograph was most probably taken by Dr. Charles Owen, mentioned as No. 2 in his diary.
Place, date
Zulfikar, 1885
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 115
In the centre of the photograph the remains of an arched brick bridge over an almost desiccated river. In the background a few wooden crates and a small white plastered house are visible. In the foreground the remains of some brickwork can be seen, possibly of the tower, mentioned in the siraj ul-tawarikh.
Place, date
Pul-e Khatun, 1885
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 058 to 116
ABC 116