1998.285.260.1 (Glass negative)
Sir Charles Bell or Rabden Lepcha?
Sir Charles Bell
August 29th - September 3rd 1921
Rongchu Valley Region > Reting
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] XLIV. [Subject of Chapter] Re-ting [Subject of Illustration] H.236 (e) General view of Re-ting Monastery. On left the administrative part (Labrang), where we were lodged. In centre the monks' dwellings. On right the building containing the main chapels, assembly halls etc. On extreme right are more dwellings for monks. [Remarks] 2 views. L.226"
Other Information - Setting: On 29th August - 3rd September 1921 Sir Charles Bell and Lt Col Robert Kennedy and their entourage visited Reting Monastery. This was part of a tour to the country north of Lhasa undertaken at the end of August and early September [MS 23/9/2004]
For Citation use:
The Tibet Album. "Reting Monastery" 05 Dec. 2006. The Pitt Rivers Museum. <http://tibet.prm.ox.ac.uk/photo_1998.285.260.1.html>.
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