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Slide set: [J.W. Price Collection: photographs of Afghanistan] (lecture: privately made, at least 196 slides, c.1910)

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[Group of military officers parading on horseback]
Slide 118
[Important person sitting under canopy surrounded by courtiers]
Inspection -- Jabal-ul-Seraj
Power House -- Jabal-ul-Seraj
Slide 128
Inspection, Power House Foundations, Jabal-ul-Seraj
Slide 130
River, Jabal-ul-Seraj -- Kohistan
[River scene]
Slide 141
Istalif, Kohistan
Slide 126
Weavers, Kohistan
Slide 128
An Afghan Village
Slide 127
Jabal-ul-Seraj -- Kohistan
[Large gateway in wall or building]
Slide 144
[Group of native people on bank of river]
Slide 129
River, Jabal-ul-Seraj -- Kohistan
Jabal-ul-Seraj -- Kohistan
Slide 146
Typical Afghan Houses
Slide ?
Old Shetoul Bridge -- Kohistan
Slide 132
On the Shetoul River
Slide 156[?]
Neelab Bridge -- Kohistan
Slide 135
Neelab Bridge -- Kohistan
Slide 134
Old Bridge -- Neelab River -- Kohistan
Slide 133
Old Neelab Bridge -- Kohistan
Slide 136
Neelab Bridge -- Kohistan
Old Shetoul Bridge -- Kohistan
Istalif, Kohistan
Typical Afghan House -- Kohistan
Slide 188[?]
Caravan -- Nimla
Camel Caravan -- Nimla
Slide 60[?]
Camel Caravan -- Nimla
Camel Caravan -- Nimla
Caravan -- Nimla
Garden, Nimla
Slide 182[?]
Caravan -- Nimla
Slide 26B
Prisoners -- Jallalabad
Slide 26
Prisoners going for trial -- Jallalabad
Slide 26C
Old English Barracks -- Jellalabad
Slide 28
Abdur Rahman Khan's Palace -- Jallalabad
Slide 21A
Camp, Jalalabad
Slide 22
Slide 28A
Hulling Rice -- Jalalabad
Slide 22A
City Gate -- Jalalabad
Slide 25
Seraj-ul-Imarat -- Jalalabad
Slide 25
Seraj-ul-Imarat -- Jalalabad
Slide 27
Ziarat (Saint's Grave) -- Jalalabad
Slide 28A
Buddist Remains -- Jalalabad
Slide 28
Buddist Remains -- Jalalabad
Slide 29
Diroontah Bridge -- Jallalabad
Slide 48[?]
Caravanserai at Barikab
Slide 40
Halfway Post Office -- Jigdalik to Barikab
Slide 41
Halfway Post Office -- Jigdalik to Barikab
Slide 42
Caravan Serai -- Barikab
Slide 43
Road to Jigdalik -- Barikab
Slide 30
Bridge (Jalalabad end) -- Diroontah
Slide 31
Bridge (Jalalabad side) -- Diroontah
Slide 34-3
Garden -- Nimla
Slide 34-2
Garden -- Nimla
Slide 34-1
Garden -- Nimla
Slide 142
At Laghman
Slide 37
New Bridge -- Surk Pul
Slide 17
Caravan Serai -- Landi-Kotal
Slide 38A
Near Jigdalic
Slide 39[?]
Where the 1852 Refugees were Massacred, Jigdalik
Slide 39A
Camp -- Jigdalik
Slide 5[?]
Loading Mules -- Peshawar
Slide 4
Native City -- Peshawar
Slide 7[?]
Peshawar, Cantonment
Slide 3
Peshawar, Cantonment
[Peshawar, Cantonment]
Slide 9
Peshawar, Kyber Pass
Slide 15
Kyber -- Lundi Khana
Slide 14
Kyber, Kaffir Kote and Bagh Village
Slide 13
Kyber, near Lundi-Khana
Slide 12
Kyber -- Ali-Musjid
Slide 11
Looking South, Ali-Musjid Gorge
Slide 10
Kyber -- Looking to Peshawar
Slide 21
[Group of native people sitting on ground]
Slide 24
[Group of native people]
Slide 24
Headman or Governor (a Mulik)
Slide 47
[Native people and horses in mountain landscape]
Slide 2
[J.R. Halliday sitting on bed with water-pipe]
Slide 14
[Camp site next to bridge over river]
Slide 39
[J.R. Halliday in Afghan costume]
Slide 69
[Elephant by wall of building]
Slide 129A
[Courtyard surrounded by bulidings]
[Valley landscape with mountains in background]
[Camp site in broad valley]
Slide 1
[Man driving large motor car]
[Man driving motor car with two women passengers]
[Pair of decorated elephants walking in parade]
Slide 19
Caravan Serai -- Dakka
Slide 19A
Camp at Dakka
Slide 20
Caravan Serai, Basaul
Map of Kabul
Slide 57
View from top of Koti Dilkusha, Kabul
Slide 58
Entrance, Arg Palace, Kabul
Slide 55
Koti Dilkusha, Kabul
Entrance to Palace, Kabul
Slide 147
J.R. Halliday Esq., Kabul
Feu-de-Joie (Maneouvres), Kabul
Slide 97[?]
H.M. Ameer, Kabul
Slide 119
Kabul in Winter
Slide 118
Kabul in Winter
Slide 100
[Group of important people parading on horseback]
Koti Dilkusha, Kabul
Slide 83
Musjid-i-Kalah, Kabul
Slide 56
Koti Dilkusha, Kabul
Slide 38
Typical Mt. Inft. Escort
Slide 63
Musjid-i-Kalan, Kabul
Koti Dilkusha (Palace), Kabul
Slide 112
Kabul River, Kabul
Slide 101
H.M. Ameer (arriving), Kabul
Slide 92
Flag Ceremony, Kabul
Slide 99
Field Artillery, Kabul
Slide 75
State Procession to Musjid, Kabul
Ameer Abdur Rahman Khan's Tomb, Kabul
Slide 93
Flag Presentation, Kabul
Slide 93
Saluting Post, Kabul
Koti Dilkusha, Kabul
Slide 77
State Procession to Musjid, Kabul
Slide 25[?]
Prisoners, Kabul
Slide 148
J.R.H.'s House, Kabul
View from Clock Tower, Kabul
Slide 146
Deh Afghan-an, Kabul
Slide 52
Kabul -- Panorama No. 3
Slide 54
Panorama, Kabul
Slide 51
Panorama 2, Kabul
Slide 50
Panorama 1, Kabul
Slide 49B
Bala-Hissar, Kabul
Slide 49A
Bala Hissar, Kabul
Slide 49
Bala Hissah, Kabul
Slide 68[?]
Afghan Cart, Kabul
An Afghan Cart, Kabul
Slide 115
Baber's Tomb, Kabul
Slide 83
Musjid-i-Kalan, Kabul
Slide 82
Musjid-i-Kalan, Kabul
Slide 117
Sword Dance, Kabul
Slide 110
River near Baber, Kabul
Slide 111
Bridge over River at Kabul
Slide 81
State Elephants, Kabul
Slide 69
Dried Fish, Kabul
Slide 96
Taking the Salute, Kabul
Slide 104
Manouvres, Fort Roberts, Kabul
Slide 103
Manouvres, Fort Roberts, Kabul
Slide 87
State Procession to Musjid, Kabul
Slide 78
State Procession, Kabul
Slide 62
Indaki Palace, Kabul
Slide 61
Entrance to Gardens, Indaki Palace, Kabul
Slide 59[?]
View of Arg Palace, Kabul
Slide 60
Grounds of Arg Palace, Kabul
Slide 94
Flag Presentation, Kabul
Slide 91
Presentation of Flags, Kabul
Slide 84
Wedding Group, 1909, Kabul
Slide 67
Typical Coolies, Kabul
Slide 64
Afghan Holiday Makers, Kabul
Kabul -- Coolies
Slide 59[?]
Entrance to Palace, Kabul
Slide 113
On Kabul River near Kabul
Slide 80
March Past, Kabul
March Past, Kabul
Slide 98
March Past (Artillery), Kabul
Slide 97A
[Troop of mounted soldiers parading]
Slide 95
Presentation of Flags, Kabul
[Ameer of Afghanistan and officers on horseback]
Procession, Kabul
Slide 74
After Ramazan, Kabul
The Saluting Base, Kabul
Watching Parade, Kabul
Slide 96
State Elephants, Kabul
Slide 114
Baber Gardens near Kabul
View from Clock Tower, Kabul
Arg Palace, Kabul
Slide 102
Slide 42A
Caravan Serai, Barikab
Ameer Abenur Rahman Khan's Tomb, Kabul
Slide 66
Water Carriers -- Afghan Water Sellers
Slide 149
[J.R. Halliday in Afghan costume]
Slide 33
Khalat-ul-Serai, Laghman
Slide 145[?]
Slide 45
Thieves Cage, Lutterbund
Slide 46
Thieves Cage, Lutterbund
[People walking towards gateway]
Diroontah Bridge, Jallalabad
Slide 25
Seraj-ul-Imarat, Jalalabad
Slide 34[?]
Camp, Surk-Pul
Slide 19A
Camp, Dakkai
Loading the Mules, Peshawar
[Palace roof]
Palace Roof
Slide 181
On the Shetoul River
Bridge Building in Afghanistan
Caravanserai -- Jigdalik
Main type of image
Main usage of set
Date of first manufacture
People involved in slide production

PRICE, J.W., F.R.G.S.  (1874-1953) – photographer, all 196 slides

People appearing in slides

HALLIDAY, Rushworth  (1875-1967) – slides 2, 39, 147, 149


The slide numbers are handwritten on the top edge, along with the title 'INDO-AFGHAN'. Not all the slides are numbered, many of the numbers are unclear, and a few appear to be repeated.

The slides are shown here in the order in which they were found in the Manchester Museum Collection, and some further work is needed to establish the original order.

Subject keyword
Lucerna ID  3008886

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 31 January 2018

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