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pen-and-wash drawings

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Drawings made using a pen, then embellished with transparent washes of ink or watercolor to create an atmospheric effect.

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"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...