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ER 103 — Reste der alten bala hissar-Festung

Blick auf den Mauerzug am westlichen Ende der bala hissar gegen den Sattel des Berges koh-e sher darwaza.
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A view on the remaining walls of the bala hissar at its western end at the gap to the sher darwaza Mountain.

[Album:] Bef Mauer bei d. Bala Hissar.

  • Rybitschka-Album, Bild-Nummern: ER 103-1 = 150; ER 103-3 = 98; ER 103-5 = 135; ER 103-7 = 148.
  • Woodburn, C.W. (2009): The Bala Hissar of Kabul. Revealing a fortress-palace in Afghanistan: detaillierte Beschreibung der Anlage. 
  • R.D. McChesney; M.M. Khorrami [Eds.] (2016): The history of Afghanistan, Fayz Muhammad Katib Hazarah’s Siraj al-tawarikh, Vol. 3, Part 1, S. 379: “Because the British had destroyed the Bala Hisar of Kabul in retaliation for the killing of Cavagnari, he [Emir Abdur Rahman Khan in 1880] chose to reside for a while at Darwazah-i Sapid in Shayrpur (White Gate of Shayrpur).” 
  • M. Schinasi (2017): Kabul – a history 1773-1948, S. 27-28: Beschreibung der bala hissar.
Image No.
ER 103
Collection
Emil Rybitschka, Afghanistan 1915-1920
Series
ER 101-128, Paläste und Residenzen
Format
Originalabzug 33/50 mm
Quality
unscharf, verblasst
Place, date
Kabul, 1916
Descriptors
  • 0101. Kabul City
  • 1.57 Pictures of Landscapes, Cities
  • 4.366 Emir Habibullah (1901-1919)
  • 4.83 Military Installations, Buildings
  • Latitude / Longitude34.505313 / 69.188974
    Google Earth34°30'19.1"N 69°11'20.3"E / 1820 müM

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