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20 views of The Defence of Jellalabad by Sir Robert Henry Sale (1782-1845) after J.L.D. Sturt, Captain Souter and others (Afghanistan, c.1838 - 1842)

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Lithographs on paper
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54.50cm high
36.50cm wide
(14.37 inches wide)
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SIR ROBERT HENRY SALE 1782-1845 The Defence of Jellalabad London: published for the Proprietor by J. Hogarth, H. Graves & Co., and to be had of Hullmandel & Walton, [no date but circa 1845]. Folio (21 1/4 x 14 3/8 inches). Lithographic portrait of Sale, on India paper mounted, by Thomas Fairland after Scarlet Davis, tinted lithographic pictorial title, lithographic dedication, 34 tinted lithographic views (on 22 leaves) by W.L.Walton after J.L.D. Sturt, Captain Souter and others, all printed by Hullmandel & Walton, 1 double-page lithographic map by S. Leith of Edinburgh after Captain Hamlet C. Wade.

See Edward Hare, Memoirs of Edward Hare, C.S.I., late Inspector-General of Hospitals, Bengal, where he attributes some the sketches in The Defence of Jellalabad to James Rattray who drew the images for The Costumes of the Various Tribes, Portraits of Ladies of Rank, Cerebrated Princes and Chiefs, Views of the Principal Fortresses and Cities, and Interior of the Cities and Temples, Afghaunistaun.