Scanned Maps

Plan van Fort Kandahar

Creation Date:
[approximately 1738?]
1738
Place Of Origin:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Extent:
1 ms. map : color ; 38 x 24 cm
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
Genre:
map
cartographic image
Aerial views
Manuscript maps
Early works
Pictorial maps
Early works to 1800
Maps
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Kandahār (Afghanistan)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Kandahār (Afghanistan)--Aerial views--Early works to 1800
Manuscript maps
Afghanistan--Kandahār
Notes:
Pictorial map.
Probably executed by an artist witnessing Nader Shah's siege of Kandahar, which began in 1738.
Pen-and-ink and watercolor.
Includes index to points of interest.
Available also as a digital image through the Harvard University Library Web site.
Series:
Harvard Map Collection digital maps
Classification:
G7634.K25A5 1738 .P5
Repository:
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard University
Record ID:
990097048440203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990097048440203941/catalog