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Two country boats moored by a village in Karachi Harbour (Sind). September 1851

Water-colour of two boats moored by a village in
Karachi Harbour (Sind) by Henry Francis Ainslie (c.1805-1879),
September 1851. Inscribed on the front of the mount in red ink is:
'Sindh, same as the last.'Originally Karachi was a small village
made up of a cluster of fishermen's huts on the three islands of
Manora, Bhit and Baba. Due to it's location at the western end of
the Indus delta the town …