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Entrance to the Bolan Pass from Dadur

Lithograph
1842 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

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.

Object details

Category
Object type
Titles
  • Entrance to the Bolan Pass from Dadur (assigned by artist)
  • Sketches from Afghanistan (series title)
Materials and techniques
Lithograph
Brief description
Lithograph after a drawing by James Atkinson entitled 'Entrance to the Bolan Pass from Dadur', engraved by Charles and Louis Haghe. British School, 1842.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 37cm
  • Width: 25.2cm
Dimensions taken from departmental notes
Credit line
Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A
Subjects depicted
Places depicted
Collection
Accession number
SP.58

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Record createdJuly 1, 2009
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