1998.285.171.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?
Sir Charles Bell
May 5th 1921
Lhasa > 'Stony' Lingka
120 x 163 mm
Eating and Drinking
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
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XXVII. [Subject of Chapter] Amusements. [Subject of Illustration] H 148 (at) The same party as above [Q.118]. The game of dice is over, and they are lunching inside the tent. [Remarks] L.140"
Other Information - Related Images: Same picnic party as seen in 1998.286.128.1 & 2 [MS 06/02/2006]
Other Information - Dates: Bell's Diary entry for 5th May 1921:"We ride through the lingka, known as 'Stony Park', where I photograph a gambling party (Photo 3A) [1998.286.128], and then through the 'Near Young Park' ( Nye-shon Ling-ka) , so called because it is near Lhasa and its trees are but young." [Vol X., pp. 50-51] [MS 06/02/2006]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Picnic party at Stony Park in Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.171.1.html>.
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