Afghanistan, the two Colossal Buddhist statues of Bamiyan which are actually 900 meters apart, not together, as in the engraving, originally drawn by Alexander Burnes in 1831



This is a Digital Image not an actual print
Engraved by Augustin François Lemaître (1797-1870) from a drawing by Durau after the original by Alexander Burnes in 1831, for ‘L’Univers- Tartarie, Belouchistan, Boutan et Nepal’, by Dubeux , Valmont and Raymond, 1848.

Steel engraving
Original image size 13.7 x 8.9 cm
Digital image size 3231 x 2103 px
27.4 x 17.8 cm (300 dpi)