The Rock-Cut Statues of Bamian, Central Asia: The Largest Statue. / The Rock-Cut Statues of Bamian, Central Asia. a. Second Great Statue and Caves. 2. Fourth Statue, with Caves. 3. Painting in Niche of Second Statue. The Second Great Statue. AFGHANISTAN - BAMIAN.
The Rock-Cut Statues of Bamian, Central Asia: The Largest Statue. / The Rock-Cut Statues of Bamian, Central Asia. a. Second Great Statue and Caves. 2. Fourth Statue, with Caves. 3. Painting in Niche of Second Statue. The Second Great Statue.

The Rock-Cut Statues of Bamian, Central Asia: The Largest Statue. / The Rock-Cut Statues of Bamian, Central Asia. a. Second Great Statue and Caves. 2. Fourth Statue, with Caves. 3. Painting in Niche of Second Statue. The Second Great Statue.

Maitland, P.J. (illus).
London. Illustrated London News. 11-06- 1886.
TWO PAGES FROM The Illustrated London News: wood engraving, black and white, single page from The Illustrated London News November 6, 1886, image size 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 on sheet 16 1/2 x 12 inches; 4 wood engravings, black and white, single page from the Illustrated London News November 13, 1886. Second sheet has very light crease and foxing at two edges well outside the image area. Very good condition. No accompanying text pages. Finely engraved documentation of the amazing huge statues of the Buddha at Bamyan, destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. The illustrations were drawn by Mr. W. Simpson, from Sketches by Captain P.J. Maitland of the Afghan Boundary Commission. Item #39985

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