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Looking across the Argandab Valley from Baba Wali Ziarat [Kandahar].

Looking across the Argandab Valley from Baba Wali Ziarat [Kandahar].

Photographer: Simpson, Sir Benjamin

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1881

Shelfmark: Photo 50/1(87)

Item number: 50187

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the view looking across the Argandab Valley from the Baba Wali Ziarat in Kandahar from the 'Bellew Collection: Photograph album of Surgeon-General Henry Walter Bellew' taken by Sir Benjamin Simpson in c.1881. Afghanistan and is situated in the south of the region. The Baba Wali Shrine is located on a hill to the south of of the city overlooking the Argandab river, which rises in the central Hindu Kush and joins the Helmand river near the city of Lashkargah. Baba Wali was a muslim saint who lived in Kandahar in the fifteenth century.

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