1998.285.242 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa Area > Nechung
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
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XXXVI. [Subject of Chapter] Oracles [Subject of Illustration] H.211 (f) Entrance to main temple of Nechung. Figures of heads on pillars."
In Negative - an intensifying process seems to have been used on this negative glass plate [MS 8/6/2004]
Other Information - Setting: Nechung monastery is considered to be the abode of the protector deity Pehar and is the seat of the State oracle of Tibet [CH 2003]
Other Information - Related Images: See 1998.285.249 for portrait format image of this doorway that includes Chinese inscription above
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Entrance to Nechung Oracle Temple, Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.242.html>.
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