1998.285.248.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa Area > Nechung
120 x 163 mm
Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Lantern Intensifier Varnish
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
'Portrait of the Dalai Lama', Sir Charles Bell, London: Collins, 1946 [view list of illustrations]
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XXXVI. [Subject of Chapter] Oracles [Subject of Illustration] H.215 (p) Nechung Oracle Temple, near Lhasa. [Remarks] L.204 (D.L)"
Other Information - Setting: Nechung is considered to be the abode of the protector deity Pehar and is the seat of the State oracle of Tibet [CH 2003]
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Portrait of the Dalai Lama', Bell, C. A., London: Collins, 1946, facing p.396: "Ne-chung Oracle Temple, near Lhasa."
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nechung Oracle Temple" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.248.1.html>.
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