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Entrance to the Bolan Pass from Dadur

  • Object:

    Lithograph

  • Place of origin:

    Pakistan (possibly. The series is entitled 'Sketches in Afghanistan' but the Bolan Pass is actually situated in Pakistan, 120 km from the border with Afghanistan., drawn)
    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1842 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Atkinson, James (artist)
    Haghe, Charles (engraver)
    Haghe, Louis, born 1806 - died 1885 (engraver)
    Henry Graves & Company (publishers)
    W. H. Allen & Co. PLC - Virgin Books (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.58

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 46

Physical description

Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, depicting a view of the Bolan Pass, from a series of 26 plates after sketches by James Atkinson. There are streams of infantrymen flowing in orderly lines through the mountain pass, follwed by groups of people riding camels and elephants. The print depicts a period in the First Afghan War, also known as 'Auckland's Folly'. Lettered with title.

Place of Origin

Pakistan (possibly. The series is entitled 'Sketches in Afghanistan' but the Bolan Pass is actually situated in Pakistan, 120 km from the border with Afghanistan., drawn)
Britain (printed)

Date

1842 (printed)

Artist/maker

Atkinson, James (artist)
Haghe, Charles (engraver)
Haghe, Louis, born 1806 - died 1885 (engraver)
Henry Graves & Company (publishers)
W. H. Allen & Co. PLC - Virgin Books (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 37 cm, Width: 25.2 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph after a drawing by James Atkinson entitled 'Entrance to the Bolan Pass from Dadur', engraved by Charles and Louis Haghe. British School, 1842.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithography; Printing

Subjects depicted

Passes; Camels; Crowds; Elephant

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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