Thursday, 7 March 2019

Afghans and Afghanistan in 1879-1880 (Illustrations for the London Illustrated News)



Amir Yakub Khan. The Illustrated London News, October 4., 1879, William Simpson: Sketches at a review at Gundamuck

Afghan warriors. The Illustrated London News, 1880, sketch by Richard Caton Woodville

A Raid against the Momunds, the 11th Bengal Lancers crossing the Kunar River. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 29 March 1879


Afghans at their Namaz. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 20 March 1880


Afghan Hospitality. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 14 June 1879.


Pozai Khan, A Shinwari Musician. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 26 April 1879.

Ghilzai warriors. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 19 April 1879.


View from the Cabul Gate, Jellalabad. From the Illustrated London News, 1879, May 10.


The War in Afghanistan, Interior of the Citadel, Candahar. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 14 August 1880.


Prisoners at Jellalabad. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 3 May 1879.

Attack on a Baggage Train near Koruh, by Marauders of the Mangal Tribe. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 18 January 1879.

Interior of the Fort of Khelat-i-Ghilzai. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 21 August 1880


The Afghan War: Central Dome or Char-Su, where Four Chief Streets meet in the City of Candahar. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 14 August 1880.


A Khugiani of Murkhi Khel. The Illustrated London News, August 9, 1879

Argandab valley, Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 21 August 1880.

Argandab valley, Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 21 August 1880.

Valley of the Helmund, looking North from the Position above Abbaza. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 7 August 1880.

Arbab Mir Ahmad Khan, a Tajik of Kunar valley. From The Illustrated London News, June 21, 1879

Mohammad Unus Syud, an Arab of the Koreish tribe. From The Illustrated London News, June 21, 1879

Nawab Gholam Hussein Khan, C.S.I., British Envoy to the Ameer of Cabul. The Illustrated London News (1 October 1878):

Muhammad Gunge, an Utmanzai Mohmand of Dakka. The Illustrated London News, August 9, 1879

Valley Of Jalalabad 1878. From Illustrated London News

Afghan village women washing linen , Afghanistan, An antique page print from the Illustrated London News, 1879


Mahaz Khan ,a Tajik, Khan of Pesh Bolak (Nangarhar province), 1879.' The Illustrated London News, April 19, 1879


General Sir F.Roberts reading a proclamation to the city of Kabul. The Illustrated London News, Dec. 6, 1879

Battlefield near Kandahar, 2nd Anglo-Afghan War, 1881. Illustrated London News


The Afghan War, Attack on the Bala Hissar, Cabul, on the Night of 11 December 1879

A scene from 2nd Anglo-Afghan war. The Illustrated London News, Feb. 28, 1880

Major Cavagnari arranging with the Shinwaris for the protection of the road from Dakka to Lundi Khana , Second Anglo-Afghan War. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 25 January 1879


Tomb of Ahmed Shah. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 4 September 1880.


Ahin Posh Stupa & Vihara, near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, 1879. Illustrated London News

"An Afghan Agriculturist" - From Illustrated London News , 1880

Citadel of Candahar (Kandahar), with the Principal Gate . Print dated 1880 from London Illustrated News.

An Afghan chief and followers , 1879. By William 'Crimea' Simpson. From Illustrated London News, 1879, November 8th.

An Afghan chief and followers. The Illustrated London News, Oct. 18, 1879, a Sketch by William Simpson

The War in Afghanistan, City of Candahar. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 7 August 1880.

Suburbs of Kandahar Looking Towards Kokoran, 1880

Valley of the Argandab viewed from Kokoran, 1880, camp of Ayoub Khan


City of Candahar. The Illustrated London News August 21, 1880 .

Old Palace inside the Citadel,  Candahar , 1880


Artillery passing through the Cabul Gate, Jellalabad. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 1 February 1879.

A scene from an Afghan village . Illustrated London News, 1879



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