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Tombs of Hazratgi & Shere Ali's father [Kandahar].

Tombs of Hazratgi & Shere Ali's father [Kandahar].

Photographer: Simpson, Sir Benjamin

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1881

Shelfmark: Photo 50/1(76)

Item number: 50176

Genre: Photograph

Photograph of the tombs of Hazratgi and Shere Ali's father, Dost Mahommed, in Kandahar from the 'Bellew Collection: Photograph album of Surgeon-General Henry Walter Bellew' taken by Sir Benjamin Simpson c.1881. Kandahar is the second largest city in Afghanistan and is situated in the south of the region. The shrine of the celebrated saint, Hazratgi, is surrounded by the tombs of 19th century Afghani rulers. The tombs are marked at either end with a tall marble stones and decorated with black and white pebbles. They are situated to the north of the city.

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