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Kabul (Afghanistan)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Afghanistan Artifact Collection

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0012
Content Description

This collection will include a variety of artworks and artifacts from, depicting, or otherwise related to Afghanistan. Please see the individual components for details.

At present, the collection includes two-dimensional artworks depicting the city of Kabul, Afghanistan.

"Caubul" watercolor painting, circa 1870

 Item — Folder 1
Scope and Contents

A circa 1870 unsigned watercolor view of Kabul, Afghanistan with the Hindu Kush Mountains in the background. The title on the verso is "Caubul." The watercolor on paper is approximately 16x21.5 cm / 6 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches.

Notes> Physical Description Field (Or is there a better field for this sort of preservation/collections care information?): The 1870 watercolor of Kabul was attached to a recent matte with an unidentified tape when received. The watercolor was removed ...

Christmas Letter of Peg and Bill L. Ryan

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: APAC-0002
Content Description The 1962 Christmas letter of Peg and Bill Ryan prepared and printed for friends and family members recounts their activities in the months before and just after moving to Kabul, Afghanistan. The couple moved to Kabul from Panama when Bill Ryan accepted a human resources position with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Peg Ryan became an 8th grade teacher at the International School in Kabul. The Ryans arrived in Kabul in August 1962 and their letter includes initial ...

"City and Fortress of Cabul" watercolor and ink drawing, 1846

 Item — Folder 1
Scope and Contents

A circa 1845 ink and watercolor drawing on paper for the lithograph plate "City and Fortress of Cabul" in Sir Robert Sale's "The Defence of Jellalabad" (London, lith. By W.L. Walton, ca. 1846). The view shows Afghani soldiers camping under the massive walls of the ancient Bala Hissar fortress, with Kabul city and River in the background. The soldiers are having a rest, talking leisurely at a camp fire, with a camel laying nearby and two soldiers on guard looking over the ...