Earthquake damage to fortifications, with trees, Jalal-Kut, Afghanistan

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Earthquake damage to fortifications, with trees, Jalal-Kut, Afghanistan. Coloured lithographs by WL Walton, c 1850. Series shows the fortifications at Jalal-Kut, formerly Jalalabad, Afghanistan, during a siege when it was held under the command of Sir Robert Henry Sale (1782–1845). The damage to the fortifications caused by earthquakes on 19 February 1842 is also shown. Dictionary of National Biography, London 1909, vol 17, pp. 670–678. Earthquakes. Contributors: W L Walton. Work ID: frn7hghz.

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