1998.285.143 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
c. February 11th 1921
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] XXIV. [Subject of Chapter] Food and Drink. [Subject of Illustration] H122 (h) Huge cauldrons in which tea is boiled for the monks in the Prayer Festival (Monlam) in Lhasa. [Remarks] See (d) [P.194 - Boiling tea at the monks' sports at Gyantse. A huge cauldron]. L.112 [lantern slide 112]"
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'The People of Tibet', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928, facing p.237:"Huge cauldrons in which tea is boiled for the monks during the 'Great Prayer' festival in Lhasa" [MS 10/9/2004]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Cauldrons for boiling tea for monks" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.143.html>.
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