Bala Hissar, or Citadel of Cabul.
Published by Henry Colburn, Great Marlborough Street, 1844.
Steel engraving. Plate 127 x 203mm. 5 x 8". Trimmed to the plate top and bottom.
The Bala Hissar is the famour citadel of Kabul, built during the 5th century B.C. It served as the prime defensive shelter for the ruler of Afghanistan. The Citadel was destroyed in 1879 by General Roberts during the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
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