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Residency, [Kabul], back view.

Photograph of the ruined Residency buildings from
outside the Bala Hissar at Kabul photographed by the Bengal Sappers
and Miners, an engineering arm of the Indian Army in c. 1879. Home
to some of Afghanistan's most important kings, the Bala Hissar is
an ancient citadel, dating back to the time of the White Huns in
the 5th century. It is located to the south of Kabul in a prominent
position overloo…