1998.285.248.2 (Lantern Slide)
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa Area > Nechung
81 x 81 mm
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.215 (p) Nechung Oracle Temple, near Lhasa. [Remarks] L.204 (D.L)"
Notes on print/mount - 'Nechung Oracle in Lhasa - 20' has been written in blue ink. This slide seems to have been used by Bell as slide 20 in a lantern lecture titled 'The Dalai Lama' [MS 6/9/2004]
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]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nechung Oracle Temple" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.248.2.html>.
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