1998.285.131.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
120 x 163 mm
Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
'The People of Tibet', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928 [view list of illustrations]
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XIX. [Subject of Chapter] The Traders. [Subject of Illustration] H.114 (n) Well-to-do trader of Eastern Tibet with three servants. Round traders neck is a double necklace of corals and onyx. [Remarks] L.88 [lantern slide 88]"
Technical Information - There appears to be a flaw in the image across the top left corner, which seems to have been created by problems with the emulsion [MS 26/5/2004]
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The People of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928, facing p.111:"Wealthy merchant of eastern Tibet with servants. He wears a double necklace of corals and onyx. Scabbard of servant on right holds three corals, as is usual in eastern Tibet." [MS 10/9/2004]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Wealthy trader from Eastern Tibet with servants" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.131.1.html>.
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