1998.285.100.2 (Lantern Slide)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha
Sir Charles Bell
May 17th 1921?
Lhasa > Chikyak Khenpo's House
81 x 81 mm
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] VII. [Subject of Chapter] The Regent and Central Government. [Subject of illustration] H89 (g) The Chyikya Kempo, May 1921. [Remarks] L.55 [lantern slide 55]"
Technical Information - This lantern slide has been made by projecting the negative image through an enlarger [MS 20/8/2004]
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The Religion of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1931, facing p.180: "The Lord Chamberlain." [MS 02/02/2006]
Other Information - Dates: Bell seems to have taken this photograph on May 17th 1921, when he called on the Chikyak Khenpo following a meeting with the Dalai Lama. This day marked the six months since Bell had arrived in Lhasa [Sir Charles Bell's Diary Vol. X, pp. 56-59] [MS 02/02/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "The Chikyak Khenpo, Lord Chamberlain" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.100.2.html>.
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