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A domed structure made from burned bricks, which was never finished. It consists of a central two-storied building and two single-storied wings. The interpretation is either that it was intended to become a caravan saray or a musalla (religious school). In the foreground a water channel between high dams. On the left side of the building a low enclosure with zickzack bricks defines a platform for prayer.
Place, date
Qala-ye Fath, October 24 to 25, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 010
A domed structure made from burned bricks, which was never finished. It consists of a central two-storied building and two single-storied wings. The interpretation is either that it was intended to become a caravan saray or a government college. In the foreground a water channel between high dams.
Place, date
Qala-ye Fath, October 24 to 25, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 011
In the foreground the camel of the photographer (see ABC 013) with its Indian attendant and the picketed, unloaded horses of the ABC, most of them coverd with a blanket. In the background the faded perpendicular cliff of the Takht-e Rustam. On top of it, one person is visible.
Place, date
Takht-e Rustam, November 1, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 012
In the foreground a kneeling camel with pack-saddle. On the right side of the saddle a holster with a rifle. On the ground, beside the camel, the unloaded and partly opened boxes and cases for photographic equipment are spread. At some distance in the plain a vast number of picketed horses and mules in front of some tents. In the background a steep ridge of bare hills.
Place, date
Karez-e Dasht, November 9, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 013
Two rows of white army tents (Swiss Cottage Tents) for the ABC officers. In the middle of the camp a flag-staff and some people: three Europeans, one Afghan and three Indians. In front of a tent on the right hand side, one of the British officers is playing with a dog, maybe the traditional mascot, a bulldog, whose duty it is to guard the flag-staff, which is mentioned by Captain Yate. As the ABC rested at Zakin for one day, the arrangement of the camp was probably more elaborated as usual.
Place, date
Zakin, November 6 to 7, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 014
Probably the view of a rugged mountain range rising from the steppe.
Place, date
?, November 4 to 5, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 015
ABC-photograph missing / scan of this photograph from the collection of the Geological Survey of India. (Link to the Website of the Geological Survey of India)
Place, date
?, November 7, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 016
Panoramic view from the top of the Takht-e Rustam. Just at its foot spreads the camping ground with some white tents (because of the irregular arrangement of the tents they could belong to the Afghan escort), to the right the Hamun can be seen behind a vast reed belt.
Place, date
Takht-e Rustam, November 1, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 017
Place, date
?, November 9, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 018
A water channel (jui) flows at the foot of the rock in the foreground. In the left background, behind a mud wall two towers of the houses in the village are visible.
Place, date
Anardara Defile, November 7, 1884
Collection
Afghan Boundary Commission
Series
ABC Photographs, 001 to 057
ABC 019
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