1998.285.249 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell
Lhasa Area > Nechung
120 x 163 mm
Negative glass plate gelatin , Negative Half Plate
St Antony's College, Oxford.
Image shortened at bottom
Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21
Royal Central Asiatic Society
'Tibet Past & Present', Sir Charles Bell, Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1924 [view list of illustrations]
Manual Catalogues - Bell's List of Illustrations entry: "[No. of chapter] XXXVI. [Subject of Chapter] Oracles [Subject of Illustration] H.216 (q) Same as (f) [1998.285.242 & 1998.285.243] but with Chinese inscription over doorway. [Where placed - book page] I,218."
Contemporary Publication - Published in 'Tibet Past & Present', Bell, C. A., Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1924, facing p.218:"Over the main entrances of many monasteries ... are to be found name-tablets, the gift of some former Chinese Emperor"
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Nechung Oracle Temple, near Lhasa" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.249.html>.
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