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Views In Affghaunistan

Print
1841 (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, with additional colouring by hand, depicting a view in Afghanistan. Volume of plates (26) including frontispiece, title page, and map, with a vignette and descriptive text. Publisher's cloth rebacked in green morocco. The title on the title page is embossed. Some plates signed. Each plate lettered with title.

Object details

Category
Object type
Titles
  • Views In Affghaunistan (series title)
  • Views in Afghanistan
  • Kandahar, From The South (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, with additional colouring by hand
Brief description
Lithograph depicting Kandahar from the south, after a sketch by Sir Keith Alexander Jackson from a volume of plates (26) entitled 'Views In Affghaunistan', published by W. H. Allen and T. McLean. Great Britain, 1841.
Physical description
Lithograph, tinted with one tint stone, with additional colouring by hand, depicting a view in Afghanistan. Volume of plates (26) including frontispiece, title page, and map, with a vignette and descriptive text. Publisher's cloth rebacked in green morocco. The title on the title page is embossed. Some plates signed. Each plate lettered with title.
Dimensions
  • Size of covers height: 38cm
  • Width: 27.2cm
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
Production
The views are from sketches taken by Sir Keith Jackson during the campaign of the Army of the Indus. The dedication is by Joseph Fowell Walton. The plates do not all correspond to those listed by Abbey. In Abbey's volume, some of the plates are signed by W. L. Walton.
Places depicted
Collection
Accession number
SP.334:14

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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