Thursday, 24 May 2018

Char Chatta bazaar, Kabul

'The Sacking of the Great Bazar of Caubul, 1842' Ink wash over pencil sketch by George Alfred Croly , 1843. National Army Museum.

The great bazaar on fire, Kabul, 1842. Ink wash over pencil sketch signed by George Alfred Croly

The Char Chatta Bazar of Kabul (built by Ali Mardan Khan who governed Kabul under Shah Jahan in 17th century) was destroyed by British army of vengeance under General Pollack.

Entrance to the Chahar Chata bazaar, Kabul, c.1937. 


No comments:

Post a Comment