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A miscellany of images taken in the traditional quarters of the old city of Kabul between 1991-5, prior to and after the destruction wrought by factional fighters, as well as images taken in 2003 and 2005.


Kabul old city. Photos by Jolyon Leslie (c) 1991-2005

View over rooftops near Kuche Kharabat, Kabul old city, 1991
01 Ensemble in Baghe Ali Mardaan Kabul old city 1991
Apple seller, Kabul old city, 1991
Courtyard view of traditional home, Hindu Gozar quarter, Kabul old city, 1991
Detail of timber patai screens on home in Asheqan wa Arefan quarter of Kabul old city, 1991
Detail of plaster chinikhana in home in Asheqan wa Arefan quarter, Kabul old city, 1991
Detail of moulded plaster decoration in historic home in Asheqan wa Arefan quarter, Kabul old city, 1991
Detail of timber screen, Uzbekha mosque Kabul old city, 1991
02 Courtyard of traditional house Kabul old city 1992
03 The price of conflict Kabul old city 1994
04 'Liberated' old city 1994
05 Detail of grave enclosure above Asheqan wa Arefan old city 1994
06 Ruined house Shanasazi quarter Kabul old city 1994
07 Rescuing materials Kuche Gharabat Kabul old city 1994
08 Making bricks from rubble Kabul old city 1994
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